CHICAGO — The federal government is suing Citgo Petroleum Corporation for allegedly withdrawing a job offer to an applicant after learning of his vision impairment.
Okla. Supreme Court upholds $10 million wrongful death ruling against BNSF Railway; Train collided with man's vehicle in 2008
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Oklahoma Supreme Court upheld a trial court judgment in a suit over wrongful death allegations after a man was killed when a BNSF train collided with his vehicle.
BALTIMORE — Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has filed two petitions against the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) implementation of changes to flight paths at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) Energy Corp., has agreed to a $64 million rate reduction settlement which Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is touting as an historic event that will result in lower utility bills for OG&E customers starting this summer.
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is vowing to fight Purdue Pharma's recent attempt to transfer Oklahoma's lawsuit against the pharmaceutical company to an Ohio federal court and calling it an abuse of the legal system.
OKLAHOMA ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE: Attorney General Hunter Announces Settlement with Volkswagen over Diesel Scandal
Attorney General Mike Hunter announced an $8.5 million settlement has been reached with Volkswagen (VW) and related auto manufacturers from the state’s lawsuit against the automakers for false and deceptive advertising.
Sierra Club scores win in fight with Oklahoma commission over installation of pollution-control devices
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – The Sierra Club has scored a win in its fight with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission after the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the commission lacked authority to approve the installation of pollution-control devices at a power plant.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that an arts and crafts store chain advertises discounts that were not actually provided to customers.
GUTHRIE, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Two defendants in a lawsuit that claims hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, activities increased earthquake activity in Oklahoma are seeking to have the lawsuit dismissed.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has not yet issued an order promised more than two months ago on a motion to dismiss an amended putative class action lawsuit claiming a California company negligently misrepresents its weight-loss-by-freezing product.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – An Oklahoma limited liability company with royalty interests in wells in the state allege a well operator took improper midstream service cost deductions or nonpayment of royalties on natural gas wells.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced Jan. 24 that they warned 11 marketers and distributors of opioid cessation products to stop making allegedly unproven claims about their products.
Another natural gas company tries to have lawsuit blaming fracking for Okla. earthquakes heard in federal court
Defendant Devon Energy Production Company LP filed its notice of removal to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma Nov. 16.
DALLAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Oct. 25 that Macy’s Retail Holdings Inc. (Macy’s) will pay $375,000, correct violations and develop an environmental training program for employees after allegations of hazardous waste regulation violations.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) - A lawsuit that blames the fracking industry for increased earthquake activity in Oklahoma is back.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced June 30 that his office has filed a lawsuit against the four leading manufacturers of opioid pain medication in the United States, for allegations of deceptive marketing that helped advance the country’s opioid epidemic.
Oklahoma high court rules that doctors need patient consent before using non-doctor surgery assistants
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – In a decision issued June 20, the Oklahoma Supreme Court voted unanimously that surgeons should seek patient consent before using non-doctors to assist with a surgery.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced June 20 that he and 11 other state attorneys general have authored a letter to California Insurance Commissioner David Jones seeking a cease and desist from requiring insurance companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and urging companies to “pledge” to divest from the coal industry.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - How does one establish proper policy and regulation without stymying innovation in the space travel industry? That’s a question scientists, legal experts and lawmakers from around the world have been working to answer since the 1960s.
TULSA, Okla. (Legal Newsline) — Dozens of residents of Ottawa County, Oklahoma, are suing Michelin North America Inc. and B.F. Goodrich Company, alleging liability and negligence for pollution in their community.