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Trump: Climate change lawsuits interfere with policy, should be dismissed

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Trump administration disapproves of climate change litigation initiated by cities and counties in California and the private attorneys they hired on a contingency fee.

Hagens Berman reduces fee for latest government client to sue over climate change

Hagens Berman reduces fee for latest government client to sue over climate change

Mandatory Poster Agency will pay $1.15 million over fraud allegations

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office announced that a King County Superior Judge ordered Mandatory Poster Agency (MPA) to pay $1.15 million over allegations of defrauding thousands of Washington small businesses.

Washington Attorney General sues iYoga over alleged tech support services scam

SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that his office is suing iYogi to stop an alleged tech support services scam.

Former Hawaii AG among those recommended for federal judgeship

David Louie is one of three potential nominees for the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii

Wash. SC adds religious practices claim to state's Law Against Discrimination

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Gate Gourmet could be obligated to make certain accommodations for employees' religious beliefs, according to a decision issued by the Washington Supreme Court.

Foreclosure trustee sued by Wash. AG


Seattle hospital sues over state's new health insurance exchange

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) -- Seattle Children's Hospital has filed a lawsuit claiming the state Office of the Insurance Commissioner failed to ensure adequate network coverage in several health plans being sold through the state's new online insurance exchange.

Wash. AG announces agreement with T-Mobile

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) -- Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Thursday announced a court-ordered agreement with T-Mobile, resolving allegations of deceptive advertising and hidden charges.

General Biodisel to pay $63K EPA fine

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - General Biodiesel will pay a $63,000 penalty for failing to report their hazardous chemicals to the Environmental Protection Agency.

Wash. SC votes 5-4 on 90-day pre-suit malpractice notice

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - In a malpractice case against a state hospital, a divided Washington State Supreme Court appeared to reverse precedent, finding the 90-day pre-suit notice required in malpractice actions against the state to be constitutional.

Wash. AG McKenna settles with Del. video game company


Poll: Ferguson leads Dunn in Wash. AG race; Inslee ahead of McKenna

Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Democrat Bob Ferguson is leading GOP opponent Reagan Dunn in Washington's attorney general race, according to a recent survey.

McKenna reaches agreement over parking tickets

McKenna SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced a consent decree on Thursday with a King County parking enforcement company to resolve allegations of issuing misleading tickets.

Wash. SC makes ruling in cases over mortgage registry

Chambers OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - The Washington State Supreme Court ruled last week that if the national mortgage registry known as MERS is not a promissory note-holder, then it is not considered the beneficiary for purposes of non-judicial foreclosures in the state.

Sanders, McCloud to face off in November for Wash. SC seat

Sanders OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Former Washington Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders still has a chance to return to the state's high court.

Ferguson, Dunn to square off in November for Wash. AG

Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Republican Reagan Dunn will face Democrat Bob Ferguson in the November election to become Washington State's next attorney general.

Newspaper endorses GOP candidate Dunn for Wash. AG

Dunn OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - The Seattle Times has endorsed GOP candidate Reagan Dunn for Washington State attorney general.

McKenna files response in's lawsuit

McKenna SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna, along with county prosecutors from across the state, has filed a response to a lawsuit from the online classified website

Wash. judge denies injunction in health care lawsuit

McKenna OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - A King County judge has ruled in favor of Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna in a case brought by dozens of women and a progressive group, who sought to have the attorney general alter his filings in the multistate lawsuit against the federal health care law.