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Arizona secures $340,000 from HVAC company for allegedly illegally calling 25,000 consumers

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that Desert Valley Aire Inc. will pay $340,000 for allegations of consistently calling consumers registered on the “Do Not Call” list.

Consumers claim Nature Made biotin supplements do not provide benefits advertised

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege they were deceived by the health benefit representations of a supplement.

Arizona attorney general secures VW settlement for state consumers

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that Volkswagen will pay $40 million after allegations of false advertising related to its so-called “clean diesel” cars.

Arizona alleges company sold expensive health care products to elderly, refused refund requests

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced he is suing DIY Neurocare of America LLC, a company based in Arizona, and CEO Lyle Day, for allegedly refusing requests from elderly consumers for refunds after they bought LED light systems meant to treat symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and other ailments.

Arizona secures $130,000 for consumers victimized by online auto sales fraud

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that ABC Nissan, an auto dealer in Phoenix, has agreed to a $130,000 settlement after allegations of false advertising. The $130,000 will go toward restitution for consumers victimized by the alleged scheme.

Group challenges U.S. Forest Service's decision to permit cattle in Arizona forest

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is challenging a federal agency's authorization to permit cattle to graze in a ponderosa pine forest.

LifeLock Inc. alleged to have failed to deliver services advertised

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Two Indiana residents allege that an identity protection company located in Tempe, Arizona does not deliver on its advertising promises.

Arizona announces ban against 2 work-from-home businesses

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced a six-year ban against two businesses selling work-from-home opportunities.

Arizona jet ski rental company to pay $100,000 after false advertising allegations

BULLHEAD CITY, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced that Malows Jet Ski Rentals LLC and owner Mahriar Akbari will pay $100,000 after allegations of making misleading and false claims while advertising its services to consumers.

Adobe Carpet Cleaning to pay $1 million, banned from telemarketing for 6 years

PHOENIX — Adobe Carpet Cleaning LLC has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties and is banned from marketing calls for six years as part of a recent consent judgment reached with Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

Controversial class action settlement changed after intervention from AGs, DOJ and CCAF

CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Representatives for the Department of Justice and a group of state attorneys general showed up to a New Jersey courtroom March 19 to voice concerns with a controversial class action settlement that initially paid plaintiffs attorneys $1.7 million while providing $2 per bottle-sold coupons to class members.

Arizona secures up to $6.28 million in consumer restitution from General Motors

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced March 7 that General Motors LLC will pay up to $6.28 in restitution to Arizona consumers after a settlement involving ignition switches in its vehicles.

Sprouts Farmers Market alleged to have made omissions in offering documents

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – A retirement and benefit plan for Mississippi state and public employees alleges it was damaged after acquiring stock in a chain of grocery stores.

Arizona water district seeks to enjoin Army Corps water release from Alamo Dam

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – An Arizona municipal corporation is seeking to enjoin a United States Army Corps of Engineers water release over allegations it would harm its customers.

Arizona Supreme Court 'troubled' by use of Restatement of Restitution in negligence case

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – On Feb. 8, the Supreme Court of Arizona answered certified questions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to clarify questions in a dispute among a car rental company, an insurance company and individuals injured in an accident.

Arizona leads coalition attempting to stop allegedly unfair class action settlement

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Feb. 26 that he is leading a bipartisan coalition of 19 state attorneys general in urging a federal district court in New Jersey to reject a proposed class action settlement in the WTSO.com (Wines ‘Til Sold Out) case.

Arizona attorney general joins 20-state coalition trying to strike down Affordable Care Act

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Feb. 26 that he has joined a 20-state coalition that opposes the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.

Arizona joins coalition urging Congress to end forced arbitration for sexual harassment

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined a coalition of 56 states and territories urging Congress to help protect employees from sexual harassment by ending forced arbitration agreements.

Arizona urges Supreme Court to protect consumers in Google class action case

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Feb. 8 he is leading a bipartisan coalition of 16 state attorneys general in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect consumers from abuse in the Google referrer header privacy litigation class action settlement.

Arizona car rental companies hit with $1.85 million verdict for consumer fraud

PHOENIX — A $1.85 million verdict has been reached against Dennis N. Saban and his companies, Phoenix Car Rental and Saban's Rent-A-Car, for violating the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act. This is one of the largest consumer fraud trial verdicts ever obtained by the state's Attorney General's Office.