Jay Edelson A Chicago attorney leading the suit against Facebook over its text-messaging service is well-practiced in class actions against corporate targets, having secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements to date against Web services and other "new technology" providers.
Deborah Neal JEFFERSON CITY -- Four Kansas City-area lawyers who lent money to a gambling-addicted municipal judge have been reprimanded by the Missouri Supreme Court.
Seamus P. McCaffery (L) HARRISBURG -- One of the two Democratic candidates for today's Pennsylvania Supreme Court elections accused a Republican rival of being disingenuous over TV ads that have boosted her candidacy.
Cuomo WASHINGTON, D.C. - A few days after filing his first lawsuit over the issue, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Monday gave his thumbs-up to legislation that will protect consumers against intimidating techniques allegedly used by appraisers.
Blumenthal WASHINGTON, D.C. - Telecommunications companies that allowed the federal government to listen in on private telephone calls without warrants after 9/11 should not be immune from legal action, the attorneys general of four states recently argued to Congress.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Insurance giant State Farm says Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is harassing it and recently filed suit against him.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - AT&T apparently earned the final legal victory Wednesday in a long-running dispute with the State of Connecticut when a Superior Court judge ruled that the company may operate its Internet television service without a cable license.
Parker MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Exxon does not owe the State of Alabama punitive damages in a dispute over royalties, the state's Supreme Court ruled Thursday in shrinking a 2003 jury award by almost $3 billion.
Cuomo NEW YORK - One of the country's largest real estate appraisal management companies is the target of New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's latest lawsuit.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Calling one of its recent decisions "unacceptable," Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal has decided to file suit against the Federal Aviation Agency.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - One of the paint companies found liable in Rhode Island's landmark lead paint case had a clear message for state Attorney General Patrick Lynch in a motion filed Wednesday.
Jerry Patterson AUSTIN -- The office of Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson says he didn't block the federal National Park Service (NPS) from acquiring a state-owned mountain range now up for sale.
Lewis A closer look at State of West Virginia, ex rel. Attorney General Darrell V. McGraw, Jr. v. Iams Funeral Home, d/b/a Iams and Iams Funeral Home, Inc, et al, a case in Wetzel County Circuit Court in which current Attorney General McGraw is facing Republican challenger Hiram Lewis, who is representing John Iams II.
Brunner COLUMBUS, Ohio - A lack of public interest may finally make Senate Bill 117 permanently a law.
Steve Carter INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter has wielded a law passed last year against more than a dozen companies for sending unsolicited faxes to state businesses.
Main MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's finance director will attempt to join the state's Supreme Court next year.
Stumbo FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo recently went through the trash of some businesses around the state and did not like what he found.
Lewis NEW MARTINSVILLE, W. Va. - Before they wage war on the campaign trail, West Virginia's candidates for Attorney General will battle in a Wetzel County courtroom.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is investigating the commercial debt rating industry for possible violations of antitrust laws.
Cuomo ALBANY, N.Y. - New York legislators did not violate a company's right to equal protection when they enacted a law that protected homeowners from the eminent-domain seizing of their homes by private transmission companies, a federal judge recently ruled.