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Stenehjem issues order against Texas contractor

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 22, 2010

Stenehjem BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) - North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order prohibiting a Texas contractor from doing business in the state.

Mass. AG settles with owner of credit repair companies

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 21, 2010

Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that the state has entered into a settlement with the owner of several credit repair companies.

Tenn. nursery owners sued over false advertising

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 17, 2010

Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) -- Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has sued the owners of two companies for allegedly using false advertising to sell nursery goods.

Washington-based dating service settles over false promises

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 16, 2010

McKenna SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna has announced a settlement agreement with a dating service alleged to have made false promises in its advertising campaigns.

Idaho AG settles with smoke shop for not having papers to sell papers

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 16, 2010

Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement with The Lil' Brown Smoke Shack, an Internet tobacco seller.

N.J. locksmith sued by Wis. AG for fraudulent advertising

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 16, 2010

Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says the Department of Justice has filed an enforcement action against Prestige Business Solutions, a New Jersey corporation running a locksmith service under the name USA Locksmith.

Sullivan negotiates $500M settlement

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 14, 2010

Sullivan ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) - Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan has announced that the state's retirement managing board settled a lawsuit against its former actuary, Mercer.

McGraw, debt collector settle

By Ashton Daigle | Jun 14, 2010

McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced a settlement agreement on Wednesday with an Ohio-based collection agency.

AWP suit settled in Idaho

By Ashton Daigle | May 27, 2010

Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced this week that two prescription drug companies have agreed to a settlement to pay the state more than $1.2 million.

Ohio SC sides with tobacco company in ad dispute

By Ashton Daigle | May 26, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - The Ohio Supreme Court shot down an appeal from state Attorney General Richard Cordray in a case against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., putting an end to a two-year legal battle.

Conn. Republican ends U.S. Senate campaign

By Ashton Daigle | May 25, 2010

Simmons HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Former Connecticut Rep. Rob Simmons announced on Tuesday that he is suspending his U.S. Senate campaign.

GOP favors Dean in Conn. AG race

By Ashton Daigle | May 24, 2010

Dean HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Martha Dean won the Republican nomination for the Connecticut attorney general race during the GOP's nominating convention Saturday.

Prominent Ala. attorney files another BP class action

By Ashton Daigle | May 21, 2010

Beasley MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama plaintiffs firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles has filed another class action lawsuit against BP and other companies related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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