PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Ruling that the record presented to it lacked any indication of an intent to harm, the Vermont Supreme Court affirmed a lower court's judgment in a company's suit against an engineering consultant company over bids for a sewer infrastructure expansion project.
PROVIDENCE — The state of Rhode Island is part of a $575 million nationwide settlement https://www.ri.gov/press/view/34934 over the alleged fraudulent opening of millions of accounts and other illegal practices by Wells Fargo, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A controversial program arming states with environmental activist prosecutors has led to an ethics complaint being filed against New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A magazine subscriber alleges she receives junk mail because the magazine retailer disclosed her information to third parties without her consent.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A Reader's Digest subscriber residing in Rhode Island alleges his information was disclosed to data aggregators without his permission.
STATE OF RHODE ISLAND OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: Former State Representative John Carnevale Pleads to Perjury
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that John Carnevale (age 56), of Providence, RI, pleaded nolo contendere to one count of perjury before Superior Court Justice Bennett Gallo.
A judge on the other side of the country has ruled that it isn’t an issue for the courts, but that is not stopping Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, and the private lawyers he has hired, from suing the oil industry over alleged effects of climate change.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit against several prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors, alleging deceptive and fraudulent marketing of opioids in the state.
Rhode Island sues over climate change, using similar claims the state Supreme Court has already rejected
R.I. AG Peter Kilmartin better hope Rhode Island courts import California’s concept of public nuisance law, since the last time a Rhode Island AG tried this tactic, over lead paint, the state Supreme Court rejected the claim entirely.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has applauded the state legislature's recent passage of a bill that increases penalties for licensed contractors who are convicted of failing to comply with Contractors' Registration and License Board (CRLB) orders.
PROVIDENCE, RI (Legal Newsline) – The state of Rhode Island is seeking to recover costs of the cleanup of a site from two companies who formerly used the property.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has affirmed a superior court decision that a Rite Aid drug store isn’t liable for a customer’s injuries that he sustained falling over a cement parking stop while it was snowing.
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) – Large pharmacy chains are asking why they are being sued by hundreds of cities and counties over the opioid crisis instead of the criminals who pushed drugs to addicts.
Woman's personal injury suit against Price Rite over fall in grocery store aisle continues after court ruling
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has affirmed in part and vacated in part the Superior Court’s judgment in a slip-and-fall lawsuit against PriceRite.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – A court was wrong to issue summary judgment in a case filed by a former college hockey player who claimed he was poisoned by noxious gases at a sports arena, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has found.
R.I. court rules man serving life sentence is legally dead, but entitled to hearing on amended complaint
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – An inmate serving life for murder cannot sue over an alleged behind-bars attack because he is, by almost all legal standards, dead, the Rhode Island Supreme Court has ruled.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A New Jersey jury has found in favor of a Vernoa couple and ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay them $37 million following a trial over traces of asbestos in the company’s baby powder.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced March 14 that he has has joined a coalition of attorneys general in an amicus brief that supports an anti-discrimination law in Minnesota.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Feb. 28 that he has submitted formal comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in opposition to the 2019-2024 National Outer Continent Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Exonerating a Providence community center in a tragic 2010 accident involving a stolen vehicle, the Supreme Court of Rhode Island recently upheld a Providence County Superior Court’s opinion that the facility had no liability in the incident.