Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - According to Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, the "pay-to-play" principle of business extends beyond the insurance companies against which he has so actively litigated.
Justice Ronnie White JEFFERSON CITY -- Returns from the sale and liquidation of a company are not considered "business income" and therefore not subject to business income taxation, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled today.
Missouri Supreme Court building JEFFERSON CITY -- Injured drivers are entitled to sue their insurers for excess coverage if their policy has an "other insurance" clause, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled today in Tamara Seeck vs. GEICO General Insurance Co. (# SC7995).
Drew Edmondson TULSA -- Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson has been so voluble on a controversial forthcoming poultry pollution lawsuit that he's now been called to account.
Bredesen NASHVILLE, Tenn. =- Supreme Court Justice hopeful George Lewis filed a reply brief Friday in his case against Gov. Phil Bredesen, and the Court will hear oral arguments Thursday.
Hood News stories about lawsuits that claim a lack of insurance coverage after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina have been everywhere recently.
GULFPORT, Miss. -- A federal judge Friday refused to sign off on a settlement between Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood and State Farm Insurance Co., citing procedural concerns over the agreement which would affect nearly 35,000 policyholders who have not filed suit against the company.
Judge Wendell Griffen LITTLE ROCK -- The Arkansas public will finally get to hear the charges against outspoken Appeals Court Judge Wendell Griffen, the Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled.
Tom Miller DES MOINES -- Just over two months after settling his last lawsuit against an auto dealership, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has launched his next one.
U.S. District Judge Frederick Motz of Maryland ST. LOUIS -- Shopping for a judge takes nerve, especially when an attorney only gets four or five minutes to do it.
Sears ATLANTA - Leah Ward Sears, the Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court, said Wednesday that her court's reputation has helped the state's economy and suggested that it take another step.
Justice Holder NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee's Supreme Court decided Wednesday that a trial court erred in ruling that a worker had passed the statute of limitations to make a Workers' Compensation claim and remanded the case for further proceedings.
Jay Nixon JEFFERSON CITY -- Democrat Attorney General Jay Nixon, the early front-runner for the Missouri governor's mansion, scored another PR strike last night.
CHICAGO -- A McDonald's employee's slip and fall into a deep fryer in 2001 instigated a legal battle that still has not reached trial, despite the efforts of a plaintiff's firm that smells cash (and grease).
Tom Miller DES MOINES - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller yesterday jumped on the landfill-lawsuit bandwagon by filing suits against four separate Iowa-based landfill operators.
With several thousand class-action claims and individual lawsuits originating from an alleged lack of coverage after Hurricane Katrina left to settle, State Farm Insurance Company at least has step one out of the way.
Blumenthal WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new study focusing on what one organization feels is an abuse of power was released Wednesday, naming the 10 worst state attorneys general in recent history.
Rob McKenna OLYMPIA -- Washington's Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna has joined his counterpart in Virginia in seeking legislative changes to his state's eminent domain law in 2007.
Madigan SPRINGFIELD - The next Illinois gubernatorial campaign, it seems, has already begun.
Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced Tuesday that his office has reached a settlement with State Farm Insurance Company over damage done to homes by Hurricane Katrina.