HARRISBURG, Pa. — As part of a 15-state coalition challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general, an amicus brief has been filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland by the attorneys general of Pennsylvania and Washington D.C.
Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General News
PHILADELPHIA — In a recently filed lawsuit, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is requesting a $3 million refund from an out-of-state vehicle title lender accused of violating state usury and racketeering laws.
Pittsburgh lawsuit against Catholic Church doesn't seek money for victims, wants admission of sexual abuse cover-up
PITTSBURGH – As the aftermath of the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office’s grand jury report into child sexual abuse committed statewide by members of the Roman Catholic Church continues, alleged victims have taken to suing the Church.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shaprio received a legal victory in his office's lawsuit against the nation's largest student loan company, Navient, as a court granted a request for the company to turn over loan records.
HARRISBURG — A settlement reached by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro with various tobacco companies has resolved 20 years of disputed payments from the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement and will bring the state nearly $357 million in settlement funds in addition to its annual $350 million received from tobacco companies.
PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge has granted a motion made by the attorneys general for 44 states, including Pennsylvania, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for a separate government track in a multidistrict antitrust case involving the pricing of generic pharmaceuticals.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
NYU Law sending free help to 10 Dem AGs for environmental causes; Marcellus Shale group 'alarmed' at message
NEW YORK – Democratic state attorneys general, like Pennsylvania's Josh Shapiro, are getting free help from New York University School of Law to bolster their environmental causes, though a Commonwealth business advocacy group worries this results in important work being outsourced to an out-of-state entity.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Feb. 5 that a federal judge has allowed the core of Shapiro’s lawsuit against Victory Park Capital Advisors LLC to continue.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Jan. 22 that his office is suing a funeral home director in Fayette County for allegations of stealing $284,393 from senior citizen clients who had pre-paid for their own funerals.
HARRISBURG – Student loan provider Navient has filed a motion to dismiss a federal lawsuit brought by the state of Pennsylvania, calling it a copycat lawsuit that is "pointless" and legally deficient.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Companies that fund lawsuits can find themselves in the crosshairs of state regulators, and a recent New York Post article revealed that one such business has given tens of thousands of dollars to one of the nation’s most important public officials – who happens to have sued a competing company.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Dec. 6 that PayPal has notified his office of a data breach possibly affecting 1.6 million U.S. and Canadian users.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced July 20 that he is creating a Consumer Financial Protection Unit that will work to keep state consumers protected from financial scams.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges March 9 against Parma Pizza and owner Anthony Sottasante for allegations of failing to pay more than $68,000 in state taxes.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced Jan. 11 that Vivint Inc., more commonly known as APX Alarm Security Solutions Inc., has agreed to settle allegations of violating the commonwealth’s Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced Jan. 11 that his office has reached an agreement with the law firm BuckleySander LLP that resolves the final amount owed to the firm for work reviewing emails captured on Office of Attorney General (OAG) servers.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced a civil lawsuit Dec. 20 against Lloyd A. Davis and his company, LD Construction LLC, for allegations of engaging in unfair and deceptive business practices.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced a consumer protection lawsuit Dec. 20 against Shawn Gerety and BuildTREND Construction LLC for allegations of violating the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (HIPCA) and the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Bruce R. Beemer announced Jan. 3 that his office has filed 29 legal actions against individuals and automobile businesses that allegedly engaged in unlicensed car sales, selling un-roadworthy vehicles and publishing deceptive advertisements.