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Justice Department and Oregon come to agreement over alleged ADA infractions

Mark Iandolo Jan. 5, 2016, 12:31pm

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Oregon has reached an agreement with the Justice Department over its alleged infractions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Oregon's crackdown on GNC part of nation-wide crackdown on dietary supplement industry

Anna Aguillard Nov. 30, 2015, 11:59am

Legislation, not litigation, would be the more effective way to regulate problems in the dietary supplement industry, a scholar says.

GNC accused of selling products with harmful ingredients

Hoang Tran Nov. 5, 2015, 10:39am

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — The state of Oregon says a nationwide health and nutrition chain store sold dietary supplements containing harmful ingredients and lied about it.

Oregon sues Liquidation LLC for alleged car title loan scam

Legal News Line Sep. 1, 2015, 1:29pm

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit against Liquidation LLC for allegedly operating an illegal car title scam, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said.

Cancer treatment manufacturer allegedly marketed powerful drug for non-cancer pains

Shaun Zinck Aug. 13, 2015, 2:47pm

A cancer treatment company will pay $1.1 million to the state of Oregon to settle a lawsuit that alleged one of its powerful drugs approved to treat cancer was also labeled for non-cancer uses

AG puts stop to mailings claiming to be from State of Oregon

Ashley Perry Oct. 28, 2014, 3:50pm


Oregon settlement puts an end to misleading mailings

Ashley Perry Oct. 28, 2014, 11:32am

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Secretary of State Kate Brown reached an agreement on Monday with Annual Business Services, which sent out solicitation mailings appearing to be from the state of Oregon.

Pa. AG challenges ruling withholding tobacco money

Jon Campisi Nov. 8, 2013, 1:57pm

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) -- Following an arbitration panel's recent ruling allowing tobacco companies to withhold from the commonwealth a large amount of funds from the multi-state Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, lawyers representing the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office this week filed a motion seeking to maintain full funding from the agreement.

Prizer settles Zyvox case with Ore. attorney general

Bryan Cohen Mar. 20, 2012, 1:51pm

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced a $3.34 million settlement on Tuesday with Pfizer resolving allegations of deceptive drug marketing claims.

Ore. AG says he's backing settlement with banks

Jessica M. Karmasek Feb. 2, 2012, 11:00am

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger said Wednesday he plans to join a settlement with the nation's top mortgage servicers.

Ore. trial lawyer to run for AG

Jessica M. Karmasek Jan. 17, 2012, 1:56pm

Heekin PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon trial lawyer Katherine Heekin says she is running for state attorney general.

Calif. SC upholds $13.8 million award against Philip Morris

Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 6, 2011, 2:16pm

Croskey SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court has declined to review a state appeals court's decision upholding a $13.8 million punitive damages award to a woman who died of lung cancer.

Ore. SC orders Philip Morris to pay state

Jessica M. Karmasek Dec. 5, 2011, 1:27pm

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. must pay the state of Oregon 60 percent of a $79.5 million punitive damages award, plus interest, in a 14-year-old case against the company.

Oregon AG shuts down unlicensed naturopath

Keith Loria Nov. 19, 2010, 4:00pm

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Thursday that an acupuncturist who allegedly operated naturopathic medicine in the state without a license is now banned from performing that service in Oregon.

Oregon receives weed wacker in settlement

Nick Rees May 26, 2010, 2:49pm

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has announced the dissolving of a charity that claimed to aid U.S. veterans but instead allegedly kept most of the money it raised.

Oregon SC: Medical marijuana users not entitled to workplace accommodations

Chris Rizo Apr. 16, 2010, 11:50am

Oregon Supreme Court justices SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon employers are not required to make accommodations for legal medical marijuana users, the state Supreme Court ruled late this week, drawing praise from business groups.

Oregon AG, Oppenheimer in war of press releases

Chris Rizo Apr. 15, 2009, 9:39am

John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-A war of words -- and press releases -- has erupted between Oregon Attorney General John Kroger and OppenheimerFunds, Inc., which Kroger sued this week.

Oregon AG sues OppenheimerFunds over lost investment value

Chris Rizo Apr. 13, 2009, 12:18pm

John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)- OppenheimerFunds, the manager of Oregon's college savings plan, was sued Monday over losses program participants suffered, the state attorney general announced.

Oregon justices expected to rule on school funding lawsuit

Chris Rizo Jan. 23, 2009, 12:01am

Oregon Supreme Court justices SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)- The Oregon state Supreme Court is expected to release Friday its ruling on a closely watched case over school funding.

Myers sues feds over Oregon dams

Chris Rizo Jul. 22, 2008, 3:21pm

Hardy Myers (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers on Tuesday filed a supplemental complaint against the federal government over how it operates dams along the Columbia and Snake Rivers.