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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

State of Michigan

Recent News About State of Michigan

  • Arkansas AG releases comments about EPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge presented comments to the Environmental Protection Agency about its Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) supplemental findings on cost.

  • Defendants agree to $970.5 million settlement in 2008 AIG securities class action

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - American International Group has agreed to a $970.5 million settlement in a class action lawsuit alleging the company violated federal securities laws.

  • Mich. appeals court sides with homeowners in suit over bat feces cleanup

    LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) -- The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled this week that a lower court did not err in awarding sanctions to a couple, whose home was overrun by bats, on the basis that a remediation company's civil action against them was frivolous.

  • Health insurer, Mich. AG reach Medigap agreement

    DETROIT (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and a health insurance provider have reached an agreement to continue Medigap benefits to Michigan's Medicare beneficiaries through at least August 2016.

  • Health insurer fine with Mich. AG's investigation

    Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan says it will work with state Attorney General Bill Schuette regarding its planned investment in one of the country's largest Medicaid companies.

  • Mich. AG suing Countrywide

    Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced on Friday that he filed a lawsuit against Countrywide Financial Corporation for allegedly engaging in a corporate fraud scheme.

  • Mich. case against Bear Sterns continues

    Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced on Wednesday that a national class action securities fraud lawsuit against Bear Stearns will go forward with the state of Michigan serving as lead plaintiff.

  • Mich. AG halts Medigap rate increase

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox has announced that his office has won a lawsuit that will stop previously approved rate increases of up to 66 percent for 8,600 seniors who purchase Medicare supplemental insurance.

  • Class action suit against AIG advances

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced on Tuesday that a national class action securities fraud lawsuit is moving forward with Michigan serving as lead plaintiff.

  • Judge: West Virginian shouldn't be representing Michigan

    Brian Glasser GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - The state of Michigan's interests won't be served by a West Virginia whistleblower and a West Virginia law firm in a lawsuit against prescription drug retailers, a Michigan judge has ruled.

  • UBS settles class action suit

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan's public pension fund is one of the shareholders that will benefit from a recent settlement reached by Swiss bank UBS.

  • Chicago locks' closure would cost economy $4.7 billion

    Joseph Schwieterman CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-Closing a pair of Chicago-area shipping locks to help prevent the invasive Asian carp from migrating further into the Great Lakes could cost the regional economy about $4.7 billion over two decades, a report said.

  • Accounting firm pays up, Cox says

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox announced a $109 million national settlement in a class action lawsuit against accounting firm Ernst & Young Tuesday.

  • Cordray wants to head Bank of America suit

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Five public pension funds are attempting to be named lead plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Bank of America, Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray said Wednesday.

  • Michigan to be lead plaintiff in AIG class action

    Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline)--Michigan has been named lead plaintiff in a national class action lawsuit against insurance giant American International Group Inc., leaving Attorney General Mike Cox to represent the class.

  • Michigan named lead plaintiff in national securities class action

    Mike Cox (R) LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) -- The state of Michigan has been appointed the lead plaintiff in a national securities class action lawsuit against the Bear Stearns Companies as well as five current and former executives and directors.

  • Settlement reached in Michigan auction rate security scandal

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox and the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation have reached a settlement with Comerica Bank that requries the bank buy back $1.46 billion in auction rate securities.

  • Michigan wants lead in class action case against AIG

    Cox LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox says he is trying to protect more than 600,000 state pensions by becoming the lead plaintiff in a class action case against American International Group.