JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit dismissed a lawsuit brought by Google against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, clearing the way for Hood to pursue allegations that Google profits from the personal information of school children who use G Suite for Education.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi’s Bill 555 passed in the Republican-led state House, requiring the attorney general, the only statewide elected Democrat, to seek approval from a commission before pursuing litigation that may recover at least $250,000 in awards.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood released a message urging state consumers to use caution when receiving email or text messages that appear to come from a business or bank.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood recently commented on the state Supreme Court’s decision to refuse to reconsider a verdict of $30 million against Sandoz Inc., a pharmaceutical company.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood announced that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit has dismissed Google’s federal lawsuit against him, a move that will allow Hood’s office to continue its case alleging the company facilitates illegal behavior.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court has unsealed a lawsuit filed by a former member against a prominent class action firm that he claims fired him for exposing unethical conduct regarding the firm’s contract with Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood.
Attorney General Jim Hood signed a retention agreement with a Flowood, Miss., law firm last week. Hood is suing the pharmaceutical companies over alleged fraudulent marketing and sales of their painkillers.
The search engine giant, which is suing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood over his efforts to regulate third-party content online, is seeking documents it believes are related to the Mississippi federal case.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has hired the private attorneys for two whistleblowers to pursue his latest lawsuit against State Farm Insurance over its handling of post-Hurricane Katrina claims.
The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office has deposited more than $50 million in settlements since the beginning of the legislative session into the General Fund, Attorney General Jim Hood said on Wednesday. Hood said that the two settlements totaled approximately $30 million, with $26.8 million coming from Standard and Poor’s and about $3.2 million from Capital One.