Cook County Courthouse Pamela Kavis filed a six-count complaint against Merck & Co., Inc., on Oct. 13 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging that the company's drug Vioxx was responsible for the death of her husband, John Kavis. The suit also alleges negligence against the deceased's physician for prescribing the medication.
Washington Supreme Court Washington borrowers applying to have their loans rescinded under the federal Truth in Lending Act (TLA) won't be allowed to if proceeds were primarily used for business purposes.
West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw CHARLESTON, WV--Attorney General Darrell McGraw wants the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to declare that police can secretly tape citizens in their homes.
Justice Carol Hunstein seated at left ATLANTA--A lot of mud was slung and a lot of money was spent to unseat Georgia's presiding chief justice. But in the end Justice Carol Hunstein remains firmly ensconced in the Georgia Supreme Court.
SAN FRANCISCO--Rent-A-Center (RAC) will pay more than $7 million in restitution to thousands of California customers to settle a lawsuit brought by Attorney General Bill Lockyer. The company also agreed to reform its business practices.