JUNEAU — The state of Alaska has filed a lawsuit against the United States' largest opioid manufacturer alleging the company and its subsidiary fraudulently marketed its opioid drugs to prescribers.
Alaska Supreme Court reverses ruling that let attorney withdraw in case over alleged in utero injuries
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court has reversed a lower court's ruling that granted an attorney the right to withdraw from a case over a boating accident that occurred in 1993.
ANCHORAGE — Three Alaska campaign finance laws relating to donation limits have been upheld by the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.
ANCHORAGE — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over ownership of lands that lie beneath the state's Fortymile River.
ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska has filed a lawsuit against three major opioid distributors, alleging the companies violated state law by failing to report suspicious orders and diversion of prescription drugs.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The dismissal of a lawsuit over a ballot initiative that attempted to prohibit marijuana business in the borough of Matanuska-Susitna, Alaska, has been affirmed by the state's high court.
ANCHORAGE — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth is one of 49 other attorneys generals and the District of Columbia who have reached a $148 million settlement with Uber over allegations of delayed reporting of its data breach.
ALASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Alaska Attorney General announces $148 million settlement with Uber over data breach
Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth announced that she, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 21, the Supreme Court of the State of Alaska vacated a judgment that prevented a woman from bringing an officer in as a witness in a lawsuit over a man's injuries after he was allegedly pushed by a bartender, ordering a new trial.
Alaska court upholds dismissal of woman's allegation that BioLife falsified her cancer recovery in brochure
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Sept. 14, it was a lack of jurisdiction that caused the Supreme Court of the state of Alaska to affirm the Alaska Superior Court, Third Judicial District’s ruling dismiss a suit in favor of a company that was sued for allegedly falsifying a woman’s cancer recovery in a brochure.
ALASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL: The State of Alaska announces guilty verdicts in Medical Assistance Fraud scheme run by assisted living home
The State of Alaska today announces that an Anchorage jury has returned several guilty verdicts for felony Medical Assistance Fraud and Scheme to Defraud, as well as misdemeanor Evidence Tampering, against assisted living home corporation Flamingo Eye, LLC, as well as the corporation’s owner, Margaret Williams, for a medical assistance fraud conspiracy lasting from January 2011 to December 2016.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 24, Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel E. Winfree upheld the ruling of the Third Judicial District Superior Court concerning a lawsuit in which an insurance company sued a trucking company for $3.5 million paid for oil spill remediation.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of a superior court on Aug. 24 to allow registered independent voters to run for political office on the Democratic Party ticket in primary elections.
Alaska high court upholds fine for former Fairbanks mayor for using government resources during campaign
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of a lower court and in fining the former Fairbanks mayor for using government resources in his mayoral campaign in 2013.
ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the court to stop regulation of Alaskan waterways by the federal government.
ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Supreme Court has agreed with the state of Alaska that a ballot measure that would prohibit development of projects damaging waters that support migrating fish, contains some unconstitutional provisions.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – Six current and former teachers in Alaska have filed a suit against a labor union over paying agency fees.
ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Superior Court has denied the request of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LLC to dismiss five state claims, alleging deceptive practices in promoting opioid use.
Alaska Supreme Court affirms decision to terminate man's employment over statements of threatening harm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – An employee of a municipal government in Alaska has failed in a bid to reverse his firing over allegedly making statements co-workers interpreted as threats.
STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF LAW OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: State Can Continue Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer
State of Alaska Department of Law Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on July 12.Alaska’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, LLC for its role in the opioid crisis passed its first legal hurdle today.