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EEOC alleges nationwide health care provider for jails, prisons violated federal law

By Marian Johns | Sep 21, 2018

PHOENIX — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a nationwide health care provider for jails and prisons, alleging it discriminated against employees with disabilities through the company's 100 percent return-to-work policy and other actions.

Group alleges state-run hospital in Arizona unlawfully denied it records, unaccompanied access to facility

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 20, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – An Arizona protection and advocacy system for residents in the state with mental illness alleges it was refused unaccompanied access to Arizona State Hospital, the state's locked psychiatric treatment facility.

Arizona attorney general: Purdue Pharma violated consent order regarding deceptive opioid marketing

By Marian Johns | Sep 14, 2018

TUCSON — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed legal action against OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma, alleging the company violated a 2017 consent order prohibiting the use of deceptive opioid marketing.

Bob's Red Mill steel cut, old fashioned oats alleged to contain herbicide glyphosate

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege Bob's Red Mill oat products contain an herbicide.

Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.

Attorney: U-Haul 'knowingly put profits ahead of safety' by removing brakes from tow dolly fleet

By Mary Ann Magnell | Aug 23, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit that states U-Haul put profits before its customers’ well-being went to trial in an Arizona courtroom last week.

Arizona accuses travel company of scamming students out of senior class trip

By Marian Johns | Aug 13, 2018

PHOENIX – The state of Arizona has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against a Texas travel company, alleging it charged high school students for a senior class trip and then left the students and chaperones stranded.

Arizona attorney general 'true advocate' of state's job creators, industry leader says

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 10, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's efforts to defend small businesses against scammers has shown him to be an advocate on behalf of job creators in the state, a business leader in the state says.

Court orders Arizona mining business to pay $2.7 million for leaking arsenic-contaminated water

By Marian Johns | Aug 2, 2018

PHOENIX — An Arizona mining corporation has been ordered by a Maricopa County judge to pay a $2.7 million fine for contaminating a public creek with arsenic.

Med-mal claim against Tempe hospital to proceed after settlement with surgeon

By John Breslin | Jul 24, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Three patients who claimed negligence by a doctor during surgery can continue their independent claim against the hospital where the procedure took place, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled.

Arizona attorney general seeks to intervene in 'serial litigator' case

By Marian Johns | Jul 3, 2018

PHOENIX — As part of an effort to stop an attorney who has filed nearly 2,000 disability lawsuits in Arizona in recent years, state Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a motion to intervene in a federal appeal related to what he calls the "serial litigator."

Arizona attorney general reaches settlement with Tempe over alleged improper tax breaks

By Marian Johns | Jul 2, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has reached a settlement with the city of Tempe to settle a lawsuit alleging the city used improper tax breaks for private developments.

42 state attorneys general reach $100 million settlement with Citibank

By Marian Johns | Jun 28, 2018

PHOENIX — A group of 42 state attorneys general has reached a $100 million settlement with Citibank over allegations of fraudulently manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) which impacts trillions of dollars in financial instruments' worth as well as the global market.

18 states oppose Tristar pressure cooker class action settlement

By Marian Johns | Jun 27, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief in Ohio federal court as part of an 18 state-coalition of attorneys general to oppose a class action settlement for defective Tristar pressure cookers, which exploded and injured consumers.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Brnovich Announces $100M Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating LIBOR

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Arizona Attorney General issued the following announcement on June 15.Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank which resolves allegations that Citibank fraudulently and collusively manipulated LIBOR.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Former Pinetop-Lakeside Town Clerk Pleads Guilty to Theft & Misuse of Public Monies

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Leah Chavez, a former town clerk, pleaded guilty to stealing more than $32,000 from the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Tucson Man Sentenced to 18.5 Years in Prison for $2.8 Million Drug and Money Laundering Scheme

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Carlos David Nogales Sr. was sentenced to 18.5 years in prison followed by 7 years of probation for his involvement in a $2.8 million drug and money laundering scheme.

From Pennsylvania Record

A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Alabama fuel station owner alleges Circle K Stores facility sold fuel below cost

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 8, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An Alabama fuel station owner alleges the operator of another fuel station used illegal practices to injure competitors.

Arizona AG comments on state supreme court decision to deny in-state college tuition to DACA recipients

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 6, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously held that Maricopa County Community College District cannot grant in-state tuition benefits to DACA recipients.

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