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Arizona attorney general seeks to stop serial litigator from preying on state businesses

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dec. 5 that his office has filed a motion to intervene in a federal court case to stop serial litigators from filing frivolous lawsuits against businesses in the state.

Arizona attorney general lauds new FCC rules protecting consumers from robocalls

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Nov. 16 that he agreed with the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to adopt new rules to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls.

Arizona seeks to protect small businesses from company filing predatory lawsuits

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Nov. 9 that Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID) will be banned from filing allegedly frivolous lawsuits against businesses in the state.

Arizona alleges Bisbee's plastic bag ban violates state laws

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Oct. 24 that the plastic and carryout bag regulations enacted by the city of Bisbee violate state law.

Arizona targets opioid manufacturer for alleged fraudulent marketing

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Aug. 31 that he has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Insys Therapeutics Inc., an opioid manufacturing company in Chandler, Arizona, for allegations of fraudulent marketing.

Arizona attorney general supports FTC's Class Action Fairness Project

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Aug. 16 that he has filed a formal comment with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of the agency’s Class Action Fairness Project.

Arizona's Brnovich selected new chairman of Conference of Western Attorneys General

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Aug. 7 that he has been selected the new chairman of the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG).

Arizona announces $240,000 judgment against mortgage relief company after alleged scam

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 26 that his office has obtained a $241,401 judgment against Mortgage Relief Solutions Inc. (MRS) and owner Eric David Brown over allegations of consumer fraud.

Arizona settles with company that allegedly targeted local businesses in fraud scheme

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 27 that Mandatory Poster Agency Inc. and its owners will pay $175,000 in restitution to Arizona businesses after allegations it sent government “Annual Minutes" lookalike mailers.

Ariz. AG: 'Shakedown' lawsuits against small businesses about money, not helping disabled

PHOENIX – The attorney general of Arizona recently termed a 150 percent increase nationwide in legal filings connected to alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since 2013 as “a serious, growing issue” that he believes is more about plaintiff attorneys getting rich than the common good.

Arizona, 30-state coalition urge FCC to allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 5 that he has addressed a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging it to adopt rules that would allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls. Brnovich is joined by a bipartisan coalition of 30 attorneys general.

Arizona targets local jet ski rental company for alleged deception

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced June 27 that his office has filed a lawsuit against Malows Jet Ski Rentals LLC, and its owner Fariba Badre and manager Mahriar Akbari, for alleged consumer fraud.

Arizona joins multistate, $18.5 million settlement with the Target

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced May 23 that Arizona has joined a multistate, $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation after allegations the retail company incurred a massive data breach in 2013.

More than 175,000 Arizonans eligible for refund after Theranos OKs $4.9 million settlement

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced April 18 that Arizonans who purchased a blood test from Theranos Inc. will receive a full refund after a settlement between his office and the company.

Arizona AG claims success in fighting 'drive-by' lawsuits

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said his office has been turning the tide in the fight to protect small businesses in the state from “drive-by” litigation alleging violations of laws protecting the disabled.

Para Health Professionals, Examination Preparation Institute students eligible for refunds

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that select students will be eligible to receive up to $60,000 in refunds after a settlement with Para Health Professionals Inc. and Examination Preparation Institute Inc.

Arizona files sanction-related motions against Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that his office has filed a series of sanction-related motions against Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID).

Arizona court dismisses more than 1,000 lawsuits brought by alleged serial litigator

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Feb. 17 that a judge has dismissed more than 1,000 allegedly frivolous lawsuits filed by a serial litigator.

Diamond Resorts settles with Arizona, to pay $800,000 for alleged customer deception

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced Dec. 23 that Diamond Resorts Corporation agreed to settle for $800,000 in a case involving allegations of customer deception.

Arizona joins 24-state coalition against Clean Power Plan, urges Trump to withdraw measure

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dec. 15 that he has joined a 24-state coalition in opposing the Clean Power Plan put forth by President Obama. The coalition asks President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional leaders to withdraw the plan.