Bolin MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's judgment in favor of Publix Super Markets over a change in the dosage of a woman's prescription.
Davis CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Robin Davis announced Wednesday she is running for re-election in 2012.
Kloppenburg MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- Wisconsin Assistant Attorney General JoAnne Kloppenburg conceded defeat to incumbent state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser in a press conference Tuesday.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) -- West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has enjoined an Elkview-area funeral home and its owner from selling or providing preneed funeral contracts.
Dow TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow and the Division on Civil Rights announced on Wednesday that a settlement has been reached with a South Jersey condominium association that allegedly discriminated against tenants.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the owner of a piano store for allegedly advertising multiple false "going out of business" sales.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced on Tuesday that he has filed petitions for summary suspension to suspend the real estate licenses of two central Indiana property managers.
Martinez DENVER (Legal Newsline) -- The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld a jury award of $18 million in exemplary damages against Qwest Services Corp. for its "willful and wanton" failure to implement a periodic pole inspection program.
Ridgely DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) -- The Delaware Supreme Court last month affirmed a lower court's ruling in favor of a school district after a woman fell on the school's parking lot.
Judge Richard Posner calls cy pres awards "purely punitive." The use of unclaimed funds from class action settlements to fund non-profit organizations is a common legal practice.
Walker MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said Wednesday the Wisconsin Supreme Court no longer needs to intervene in the ongoing legal challenge over Gov. Scott Walker's controversial Budget Repair Bill.
Jones BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - The Idaho Supreme Court ruled Friday that a shopping center tenant did not owe its shoppers a duty to keep a sidewalk reasonably safe when the sidewalk was not part of its leased premises.
Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday to suspend a Texas-based energy company's tiered pricing program pending further study.
McKenna SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Wednesday that his office has reached a settlement with a deed company that allegedly sent out notices to Washington residents requesting money.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen announced Wednesday that he was "disappointed" that state utility regulators claimed no legal authority to review a merger of two utility companies.
Saufley AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - The Maine Supreme Court, in a ruling last week, upheld the judgment of a jury determining the installer of an overhead garage door was not liable for a man's injuries.
Biles TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - The Kansas Supreme Court last week ruled that a lawsuit may be brought against an employer for retaliatory discharge when an employee claims he or she was fired for filing a claim under the state's Wage Payment Act.
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) -- The Oregon Supreme Court has upheld an $8 million judgment in a class-action lawsuit against a group of insurance companies.
Fuller PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) -- The South Dakota Supreme Court has ordered a circuit court judge to retire after he admittedly referred to city police officers as a "bunch of racists" during a proceeding last year.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller filed a lawsuit on Friday against a for-profit disabilities fundraising company that allegedly lied in soliciting funds.