State of Oregon News

Justice Department and Oregon come to agreement over alleged ADA infractions

By Mark Iandolo | Jan 5, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Oregon has reached an agreement with the Justice Department over its alleged infractions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Oregon's crackdown on GNC part of nation-wide crackdown on dietary supplement industry

By Anna Aguillard | Nov 30, 2015

Legislation, not litigation, would be the more effective way to regulate problems in the dietary supplement industry, a scholar says.

GNC accused of selling products with harmful ingredients

By Hoang Tran | Nov 5, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — The state of Oregon says a nationwide health and nutrition chain store sold dietary supplements containing harmful ingredients and lied about it.

Oregon sues Liquidation LLC for alleged car title loan scam

By Legal News Line | Sep 1, 2015

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit against Liquidation LLC for allegedly operating an illegal car title scam, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said.

Cancer treatment manufacturer allegedly marketed powerful drug for non-cancer pains

By Shaun Zinck | Aug 13, 2015

A cancer treatment company will pay $1.1 million to the state of Oregon to settle a lawsuit that alleged one of its powerful drugs approved to treat cancer was also labeled for non-cancer uses

Oregon settlement puts an end to misleading mailings

By Ashley Perry | Oct 28, 2014

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Secretary of State Kate Brown reached an agreement on Monday with Annual Business Services, which sent out solicitation mailings appearing to be from the state of Oregon.

Pa. AG challenges ruling withholding tobacco money

By Jon Campisi | Nov 8, 2013

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) -- Following an arbitration panel's recent ruling allowing tobacco companies to withhold from the commonwealth a large amount of funds from the multi-state Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, lawyers representing the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office this week filed a motion seeking to maintain full funding from the agreement.

Prizer settles Zyvox case with Ore. attorney general

By Bryan Cohen | Mar 20, 2012

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced a $3.34 million settlement on Tuesday with Pfizer resolving allegations of deceptive drug marketing claims.

Ore. AG says he's backing settlement with banks

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 2, 2012

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger said Wednesday he plans to join a settlement with the nation's top mortgage servicers.

Ore. trial lawyer to run for AG

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jan 17, 2012

Heekin PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon trial lawyer Katherine Heekin says she is running for state attorney general.

Calif. SC upholds $13.8 million award against Philip Morris

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Dec 6, 2011

Croskey SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court has declined to review a state appeals court's decision upholding a $13.8 million punitive damages award to a woman who died of lung cancer.

Ore. SC orders Philip Morris to pay state

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Dec 5, 2011

SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. must pay the state of Oregon 60 percent of a $79.5 million punitive damages award, plus interest, in a 14-year-old case against the company.

Oregon AG shuts down unlicensed naturopath

By Keith Loria | Nov 19, 2010

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger announced on Thursday that an acupuncturist who allegedly operated naturopathic medicine in the state without a license is now banned from performing that service in Oregon.

Oregon receives weed wacker in settlement

By Nick Rees | May 26, 2010

Kroger SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has announced the dissolving of a charity that claimed to aid U.S. veterans but instead allegedly kept most of the money it raised.

Oregon SC: Medical marijuana users not entitled to workplace accommodations

By Chris Rizo | Apr 16, 2010

Oregon Supreme Court justices SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon employers are not required to make accommodations for legal medical marijuana users, the state Supreme Court ruled late this week, drawing praise from business groups.

Oregon AG, Oppenheimer in war of press releases

By Chris Rizo | Apr 15, 2009

John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-A war of words -- and press releases -- has erupted between Oregon Attorney General John Kroger and OppenheimerFunds, Inc., which Kroger sued this week.

Oregon AG sues OppenheimerFunds over lost investment value

By Chris Rizo | Apr 13, 2009

John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)- OppenheimerFunds, the manager of Oregon's college savings plan, was sued Monday over losses program participants suffered, the state attorney general announced.

Oregon justices expected to rule on school funding lawsuit

By Chris Rizo | Jan 23, 2009

Oregon Supreme Court justices SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)- The Oregon state Supreme Court is expected to release Friday its ruling on a closely watched case over school funding.

Myers sues feds over Oregon dams

By Chris Rizo | Jul 22, 2008

Hardy Myers (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline)-Oregon Attorney General Hardy Myers on Tuesday filed a supplemental complaint against the federal government over how it operates dams along the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

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