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Wall Street Journal alleged to have sold subscribers' information

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 17, 2018

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A Wall Street Journal subscriber alleges his personal information was sold to third parties without his consent.

RNC comments on June jobs report

By David Yates | Jul 7, 2014

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Fueled by a better-than-expected June jobs report, the Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed 17,000 for the first time in history.

Ecuadorian judge increases Chevron damages to $19B

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Jul 30, 2012

Hinton QUITO, Ecuador (Legal Newsline) - An Ecuadorian judge ruled last week that Chevron Corp. now must pay more than $19 billion for the alleged damage it has caused to the country's Amazon region.

Report: Va. judge tosses AG's lawsuit against BNY Mellon

By John O'Brien | May 8, 2012

Cuccinelli FAIRFAX, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A Virginia judge has reportedly thrown out a lawsuit in which state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli sought to make Bank of New York Mellon pay the State nearly $1 billion.

Kan. AG urges FCC to block AT&T's T-Mobile acquisition

By Bryan Cohen | Nov 23, 2011

Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has urged the Federal Communications Commission to block AT&T's proposed acquisition of T-Mobile.

BP stock up 60 percent; Company responds to employee class action

By Steve Korris | Aug 3, 2011

Taylor HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - While BP employees complain that the company's disregard for safety drove down the value of their stock plans, they watch their stock plans grow.

Texas AG probing diabetes drug

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Feb 23, 2011

Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued civil investigative demands to drug makers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. for information related to diabetes drug Actos.

U.S. SC will hear online tobacco sales case

By John O'Brien | May 5, 2009

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will decide if tobacco distributors can be sued by the City of New York for not paying the City's taxes when they ship mail orders.

Hood, Entergy disagree over executive bonuses

By John O'Brien | Apr 6, 2009

Hood JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - In addition to celebrating a Friday decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court, Entergy Corp. defended its executive compensation system Monday after Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood criticized it in a press release.

Stocks have Election Day rally

By Chris Rizo | Nov 4, 2008

Lawrence Harris NEW YORK (Legal Newsline)-Wall Street posted gains Tuesday as investors rally amid hope the next U.S. president will take a fresh look at the global financial crisis, two leading economists told Legal Newsline.

Nationwide settling Katrina claims

By John O'Brien | Apr 24, 2007

Hood One of the five insurance companies sued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood over an alleged lack of coverage following Hurricane Katrina has settled more than 200 claims and will revisit others.

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