CHICAGO -- A Chicago woman has sued the Wendy's franchise in the Circuit Court of Cook County for injuries allegedly suffered when she slipped on a wet portion of the restaurant's floor.
Justice Nathan Hecht AUSTIN -- Controversial Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht could once again find himself in a familiar role - defending himself against charges of judicial misconduct.
NEWARK, N.J. - For the second time this week, a company has settled allegations of market timing with a state attorney general.
Coakley BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached a settlement over a settlement, she announced Tuesday.
King MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama Attorney General Troy King is hoping to intervene in a lawsuit that he says has put a severe financial strain on the water system in Birmingham and surrounding areas.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is worried about marketing tactics in the prepaid calling card industry and has launched an investigation.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Another company has settled bid-rigging allegations brought by Connecticut, New York and Illinois, and will pay $115 million in doing so.
Dann CLEVELAND - A report in the Sunday Cleveland Plain Dealer chronicles the divide between Ohio's Republicans and Democratic Attorney General Marc Dann.
Margaret Donnelly ST. LOUIS -- At least former Missouri Democratic House Minority Leader Jeff Harris will now have to spend some of that campaign cash he's socked away for his run at state attorney general in 2008.
Cuomo NEW YORK - The majority of $8 million collected in five settlements by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will be used to protect the Bronx River from future water pollution and to expand an environmental protection program.
Gansler BALTIMORE - Mettiki Coal has settled allegations that it is polluting the air in Garrett County, Md., and will pay a $150,000 civil penalty.
CHICAGO -- The surviving wife of a construction worker killed by poisonous fumes at the Stickney Water Reclamation Plant District last month is suing the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago.
Ireland BOSTON - According to the Massachusetts Supreme Court, the spill of home heating oil falls within a pollution exception of a heating and air conditioning company's liability insurance policy, and Allamerica Insurance Co. will not have to defend one of its customers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Attorneys for majority owners of close corporations -- ones allowed by law to act more informally than a normal corporation -- may be sued for malpractice by minority owners, the Ohio Supreme Court recently decided.
Mark Lanier CHICAGO - One million American diabetics take Avandia pills, and if more of them would suffer heart attacks attorneys could get rich.
McGraw CHARLESTON - A truancy task force is the target of state Attorney General Darrell McGraw's latest appropriation of funds from his controversial 2004 settlement with prescription drug manufacturer Purdue Pharma.
Coakley BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed both complaints and consent judgments Tuesday against a pair of companies that she says did not provide health benefits required by state law.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Two hearing and air conditioning companies will pay penalties and cooperate with the State of Connecticut's investigation into the industry as a result of a settlement announced Tuesday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The federal flood insurance program has been the subject of much debate and litigation in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina, and the higher-ups in Florida think the answer to another possible insurance mess is another federal program.
Hardy Myers SALEM -- The upcoming fall meet at Oregon's main horse track could be a non-starter due to pressure from Attorney General Hardy Myers over controversial gaming machines.