Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Supreme Court last week ruled that courts must review the decision of a state agency, not a local authority, in pollution cases.
Hood GULFPORT, Miss. - While the end result of each "slab case" is plainly obvious to the naked eye, a federal judge on Thursday ruled that a similar acceptance can not be made as it relates to the means by which the result occurred.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services may have caused a woman to untimely file for permanent total disability benefits, a recent D.C. Court of Appeals order remanding the case said.
LANSING, Mich. - AT&T's Michigan customers will save $1 a month as a result of a settlement called "significant" by Attorney General Mike Cox's office.
McGraw ELKINS - The owner of a funeral home will repay almost $35,000 she allegedly misappropriated funds from customers who prepaid for funerals.
A recent report in the St. Petersburg Times says state-run Citizens Property Insurance has a $432 billion exposure to risk.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - After stating more than a month ago that his office would not participate in the Town of Berlin's lawsuit against a sexually oriented business, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Monday in federal court filed a friend of the court brief in support of the town.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Four West Virginia consumers who say they were unfairly bothered after defaulting on loans that are illegal in the state had their balances wiped out in a recent agreement between West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw and Advance America.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Eliot Spitzer was once the next Richard Blumenthal.
Justice Richard Teitelman JEFFERSON CITY -- The Missouri Supreme Court has reversed a lower-court decision and reinstated a group of children as a class in a pollution lawsuit.
CHICAGO -- A Cook County suit filed in February alleges that Pfizer failed to warn the plaintiff of risks associated with Depo-Provera, and adds to the list of similar suits filed across the nation.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sixteen applicants make up the list released Monday as the candidates for the vacant seat on the Tennessee Supreme Court.
Hood BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Richard Scruggs, a trial lawyer with close ties to the Mississippi Attorney General's office, will be the subject of a civil contempt hearing Wednesday in Alabama federal court.
Rob McKenna SPOKANE -- Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna is claiming bipartisan support for his annual agenda thus far
Judge Wendell Griffen LITTLE ROCK -- Outspoken Arkansas Court of Appeals Justice Wendell Griffen is set to finally face a disciplinary hearing over his controversial comments.
Lynch PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Two paint companies found guilty of creating a public nuisance filed Friday in Rhode Island Superior Court their appeals to the state's Supreme Court.
Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson MADISON -- Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson earlier this week asked a legislative committee to support a bill increasing funding for the state's court system.
Rob McKenna OLYMPIA -- As the sub-prime mortgage market starts to go south, lawsuits against foreclosure-rescue "scams" look headed in the opposite direction.
Seated is Chief Justice William Barker. Standing, from left, are justices Janice Holder, Gary Wade and Cornelia Clark. NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The case of two contractors who were involved in an explosion on Trevecca Nazarene University's campus will be remanded and reopened after the Tennessee Supreme Court recently decided the summary judgment for the school was inappropriate.
RICHMOND - A recent Virginia Supreme Court opinion ruled against Allstate's claim that it should not have to pay a policyholder who sunk his own boat when he used a rake handle as a plug to substitute for closing a valve.