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Attorneys — Disqualification — Prior representation — Torts — Product liability — Tobacco — Motion to disqualify

Oct 31st, 2017 in News by admin

Motion to disqualify attorney representing plaintiff in litigation against tobacco companies based upon his prior representation of one of the defendant companies in smoking-and-health litigation matters, including Engle-progeny tobacco litigation, is granted — Law firm also disqualified — Firm could not cure conflict by terminating attorney — Disqualification applies to entire case, including claims against co-defendant company