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California, New Mexico urge Trump administration to enforce Waste Prevention Rule

Mark Iandolo Nov. 14, 2017, 9:21am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced Nov. 6 that they have urged the Trump administration to keep and enforce the Waste Prevention Rule.

California, New Mexico allege Interior Department illegally repealed Valuation Rule

Mark Iandolo Oct. 24, 2017, 9:23am

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a lawsuit Oct. 17 against the U.S. Department of Interior, alleging it illegally repealed the Valuation Rule.

New Mexico cab company claims Uber, Lyft operated in area unlawfully

Noddy A. Fernandez Oct. 12, 2017, 9:24am

ALBUQUERQUE N.M. (Legal Newsline) – A New Mexico cab company alleges it has been damaged by the purportedly unauthorized service provided by ride-sharing companies.

New Mexico, private firm teaming to sue Dollar General over its motor oil

Wadi Reformado Aug. 9, 2017, 7:41am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – The New Mexico attorney general alleges Dollar General falsely advertises its brand of motor oil.

New Mexico AG secures $54.2 million payout from Big Tobacco

Mark Iandolo Jul. 13, 2017, 8:49am

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas announced on April 20 that the state received $54.2 million in settlement payouts from Big Tobacco, the largest settlement received to date.

New Mexico Supreme Court rules children can proceed with suit over father's death against Albuquerque PD

Pam Wright Jul. 6, 2017, 12:58pm

SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – The minor children of an Albuquerque man fatally shot by an Albuquerque police officer in 2010 have the right to sue the Albuquerque Police Department and the city, the New Mexico Supreme Court ruled earlier this month.

New Mexico accuses California real estate group of fraud

Mike Torres Jun. 5, 2017, 9:03am

SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) — New Mexico's attorney general is suing California real estate groups, alleging fraud.

AGs of California, New Mexico sue Interior Department

Mike Torres May 15, 2017, 9:27am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — California's and New Mexico's attorneys general are suing the U.S. Interior Department, alleging violation of federal law.

Internet services firm sues Santa Fe for damages

Wadi Reformado Apr. 3, 2017, 10:32am

A New Mexico internet service provider is suing the city of Santa Fe, citing an alleged violation of federal law.

Pathways and TeamBuilders cleared in New Mexico behavioral health care provider audits

Mark Iandolo Apr. 15, 2016, 8:18pm

SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas recently announced that Pathways and TeamBuilders, the two remaining providers involved in the Public Consulting Group behavioral health care audit, have been cleared of fraud.

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco sued over allegedly misrepresenting products

Robbie Hargett Dec. 23, 2015, 9:14am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – A Minnesota man is suing a tobacco company over the alleged misrepresentation of its products as "natural."

Mass Tort Legal Group faces suit after not providing leads

Robbie Hargett Dec. 7, 2015, 11:12am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) – A New Mexico legal group is suing a California legal group and its owners and officers over claims they did not provide leads for legal cases they were paid to provide.

Preferred Care defendants respond to N.M. AG’s lawsuit, argue it was filed at urging of Cohen Milstein law firm

Jessica M. Karmasek May 29, 2015, 8:30am

SANTA FE (Legal Newsline) - Defendants in a lawsuit renewed last month by New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas over alleged lacking nursing services are pushing back, calling Balderas’ claims “unsubstantiated” and the result of outside counsel looking to cash in.

New Mexico sues nursing home for insufficient care to residents

Shaun Zinck May 25, 2015, 1:38pm

A New Mexico nursing facility is facing allegations from the state that it failed to provide basic services to its residents.

N.M. SC: Out-of-state Internet retailer had 'substantial nexus' with state

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 18, 2013, 6:30pm

SANTA FE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) -- The New Mexico Supreme Court last month sided with a state agency in a tax dispute with a popular online book retailer.

New Mexico appellate judges failing to curb liability, report says

Kelly Holleran Mar. 10, 2010, 2:00pm

Kennedy Most of the judges on the New Mexico Court of Appeals get a failing grade when it comes to the "expansion of liability," according to a judicial evaluation report.

Outgoing judge sues Supreme Court

Legal News Line Dec. 5, 2006, 10:59am

New Mexico Supreme Court AZTEC, N.M. -- The attorney for outgoing New Mexico Magistrate Judge James Atcitty recently announced that his client is suing the New Mexico Supreme Court, among others, for discrimination.