Hardesty CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - The Nevada Supreme Court, after rehearing a case involving a taxicab company, says it will not "exercise its discretion" to consider a writ petition by the company challenging a denial of summary judgment.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - A half-dozen banks accused of violating West Virginia's Consumer Credit and Protection Act have asked a federal court to hear the lawsuits filed against them by West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
Conboy CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) - The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled last month that a trial court did not err in allowing a jury to apportion fault to a man's employer in a personal injury case.
Dow TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Paula Dow and the Division on Civil Rights announced a settlement Thursday with a cab company resolving allegations of discrimination.
Zoeller INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has appealed a federal court decision that would allow interstate political robo-calls to Hoosiers numbering in the hundreds of thousands.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced a lawsuit Thursday against a Rockford gas station and its owner for allegedly charging consumers premium and mid-grade prices for regular-grade gasoline.
Walters SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - The Oregon Supreme Court said last month that a trial court erred in excluding evidence that a defendant charged in a fatal auto accident was intoxicated at the time.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The National Labor Relations Board is delaying implementation of a controversial new rule for employers.
Bowen JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The judge in a record-breaking asbestos lawsuit is being forced off the case by the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Thursday that the Jasper County Circuit Court has granted his motion for default judgment against a Georgia man for alleged fraudulent donation solicitation.
Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a lawsuit on Thursday against magazine sales telemarketing companies and their principals for alleged deceit and fraud.
Schneiderman POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Wednesday with a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based talent agency for allegedly deceiving New York consumers with advertisements promising meetings with talent agents.
Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced a lawsuit on Friday against a California-based loan modification company.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a lawsuit on Friday against a Taney County couple for alleged violations of the state's Underground Storage Tank law.
Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced an agreement on Friday with a California loan modification company that allegedly promised loan modifications to more than two dozen Oregon homeowners that were never delivered.
Goodwin CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Lawyers for drug maker Actavis broke ethical rules by asking expert David Bliesner about errors in a declaration for a case in West Virginia while deposing him for a case in Oklahoma, according to lawyer Don Ernst.
Sparks LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - After years of litigation, The Dole Food Co. Inc. and the Provost Umphrey Law Firm have reached an agreement to settle litigation the firm filed on behalf of more than 5,000 foreign farm workers claiming injuries from pesticides.
Manning PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A Philadelphia man who claims he became injured last winter while waiting to obtain an autograph from a professional football player is suing the hotel where the alleged incident occurred.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced that it entered into an agreement with the law firm of Steve Baum, P.C., one of the largest mortgage foreclosure firms in the state, to pay $2 million to the federal government and revamp its policies and procedures.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A former mortgage broker admitted that he participated in a scheme which defrauded lenders and generated millions of dollars in fraudulent mortgage loans, the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey announced last week.