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- Federal Court
Chamber supports Ohio AG's fight against private attorneys' representation of cities, counties in opioid MDL
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center has filed an amicus brief in support of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s fight against a proposed "negotiation class" of private attorneys representing cities and counties in the massive opioid multidistrict litigation.
- Federal Court
Battle between states and cities for opioid money escalates as Ohio AG makes play for control of litigation
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has asked a federal appeals court to halt or dismiss the first two bellwether trials in opioid multidistrict litigation, in a major escalation of the long-brewing fight between state AGs and cities/counties seeking their own share of opioid lawsuit proceeds.
- Attorneys & Judges
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Stepping forcefully into a debate that has been brewing since private lawyers first started recruiting local governments to sue the opioid industry, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and the National Association of Attorneys General have urged the federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation to reject a proposed “negotiation class” consisting of every city and county in the country.
OHIO OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Attorney General Yost Joins $269.2 Million Settlement with Walgreens over Alleged Fraud and Overbilling
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that Ohio has joined the United States, the District of Columbia and other states in settling two qui tam (whistleblower) lawsuits against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens).
- State AG
COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) and its affiliated companies and officers in an effort to recover public funds, according to the state's attorney general.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced March 28 that he has joined a bipartisan coalition of 48 other state attorneys general and the National Association of Attorneys General in supporting a bill that would improve states’ ability to go after entities that abuse and neglect Medicaid beneficiaries.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was a vocal critic of the aggressive litigation tactics her Democratic colleagues used against the oil industry over climate change. But she’s taken a different approach toward the opioid crisis.
CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced March 5 that his office is suing Monsanto over allegations of producing and selling toxic chemical compounds known as PCBs despite knowing the products were hazardous.
Proposed Ohio Constitution amendment would establish minimum patient standards for dialysis treatment
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Through a recently certified petition, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is advocating an amendment to the state's constitution designed to ensure that kidney dialysis clinics provide quality and affordable treatment to patients.
MARIETTA, Ohio — Ohio'Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against DuPont alleging the company has been releasing perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) into the Ohio River for decades.