State of Utah News

State of Utah files for dismissal of suit over state guardianship law, says plaintiffs don't have a claim

By Dawn Geske | Nov 7, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The state of Utah has filed a motion for dismissal of a discrimination suit that has been filed against it regarding H.B. 101 in federal court.

Utah files suit over alleged damages caused by Colorado gold mine blowout

By Wadi Reformado | Aug 16, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – The state of Utah alleges it has been damaged by a blowout at a former gold mine in Colorado.

Disabled plaintiffs sue over Utah guardianship law

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 24, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) — Two individuals and a law center are suing the state of Utah, alleging discrimination and violation of federal law.

Utah SC rules in eminent domain issue

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 29, 2011

Durrant SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The Utah Supreme Court said this month that a portion of land cannot be condemned under a statute that permits eminent domain for construction projects around mineral deposits.

Tenth Circuit: $358M case against Utah amounts to little

By John O'Brien | Jul 28, 2011

Shurtleff SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Only a recent Utah Supreme Court decision prevented the claims of two former financial advisers who say regulators ruined their professional lives from being dismissed entirely.

Tenth Circuit skips arguments in $358M case against Utah

By John O'Brien | May 13, 2011

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Oral arguments were recently skipped in the lawsuit of two former financial advisers who say the state of Utah ruined their professional lives with a witch hunt.

Tenth Circuit to hear former advisers' case against Utah

By John O'Brien | Mar 24, 2011

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Two former financial advisers who are accusing the state of Utah of ruining their professional lives with a witch hunt are pursuing their appeal of a federal judge's decision against them.

Pharma suit has familiar ring for Utah AG

By John O'Brien | May 14, 2010

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Six months after a $24 million settlement with pharmaceutical maker Eli Lilly & Co., the state of Utah is headed back to court with the same argument and the same attorneys.

Utah AG hires familiar faces for pharma suit

By John O'Brien | May 12, 2010

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The private attorneys who earned nearly $4 million in Eli Lilly & Co.'s settlement with the state of Utah are getting a chance at another large payday.

Republican makes late-entry into Minnesota AG race

By Chris Rizo | Apr 28, 2010

R. Christopher Barden (R) ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline)-A Republican psychologist-lawyer announced today he will challenge Minnesota's Democratic attorney general, Lori Swanson, pledging to work to overturn the national health care law if elected.

Shurtleff wants $358M suit against Utah dismissed

By Nick Rees | Feb 19, 2010

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff has filed court papers asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed by two financial advisers who lost their securities licenses.

Shurtleff announces Zyprexa settlement

By John O'Brien | Nov 11, 2009

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) - Eli Lilly & Co. is paying $24 million to settle Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's Zyprexa lawsuit, leaving seven states with claims against the prescription drug giant.

Shurtleff files brief to block Italian nuclear waste import

By Chris Rizo | Jun 11, 2008

Mark Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff this week filed a petition to block a company from importing nuclear waste from Italy.

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