Kathy Woods Jan. 1, 2010, 3:20pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-In a hearing before Judge Peter Michalski of the state Superior Court, Jeff Feldman, attorney for BP Oil Company, urged the judge to throw out part of the state's $1 billion lawsuit for the 2006 pipeline spills in the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
Nick Rees Jan. 4, 2010, 12:00pm
Andrew Cuomo (D) BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - A temporary restraining order has been obtained by Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo against a western New York wood-pellet fuel company that failed to deliver any products or refunds after he had previously sued for the company for taking over $200,000 for consumers.
Chris Rizo Jan. 4, 2010, 12:59pm
Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has requested that the state's attorney general join his counterparts in at least 13 other states -- all Republicans -- in reviewing the legality of the proposed federal health care overhaul.
Chris Rizo Jan. 4, 2010, 3:39pm
Barbara Ann Radnofsky (D) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is wrong to consider possible legal action over a deal that got Senate Democrats their final 60th vote on a federal health care overhaul, his Democratic challenger says.
Nick Rees Jan. 4, 2010, 4:24pm
John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Settlements have been announced by Oregon Attorney General John Kroger that require three estate planning companies to pay $18,400 in fees and restitution and prohibits them from using non-lawyers to prepare living trusts.