Carter INDIANAPOLIS - A credit organization will have to pay nearly $35,000 as the result of a lawsuit filed against it by Indiana Attorney General Steve Carter, though only $772 will be used as restitution.
Coakley BOSTON - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is one of 12 attorneys general celebrating a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will require the Bush administration re-examine regulation of carbon dioxide emission from cars.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A woman who sued a nursing facility on behalf of her mother will receive a new damages trial that will earn her pain-and-suffering money, the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals recently decided.
Gansler ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Maryland's Court of Appeals decided recently that it didn't matter if Attorney General Douglas Gansler didn't meet the requirements for the office since the lawsuit challenging him was filed too late.
Boehm INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's Supreme Court recently decided that a policyholder from a failed insurance company may recover from the Indiana Insurance Guaranty Association for lost wages of a deceased claimant up to the point of payment.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W. Va. - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw has shut down an Internet site that promises television programming for a monthly fee, citing several complaints from his Consumer Protection Division.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is pleased with recently proposed federal rule changes that would prohibit cigarette manufacturers from calling their product "little cigars."
Judge Jack Komar Paint manufacturers won a major victory yesterday when a California Superior Court ruled that a county cannot hire outside attorneys on contingency when suing for damages for lead-paint removal.
Pariente TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Claiming jurisdiction was carelessly granted to do so, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday decided that it would not answer a certified question regarding an employer's liability for punitive damages.
Richard Scruggs' attack ad on Insurance Commissioner George Dale A prominent plaintiffs attorney with ties to the Mississippi Attorney General's office recently took out a full-page ad in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger depicting state Insurance Commissioner George Dale as a pig wearing lipstick.
Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. - After filing a brief in the Town of Berlin's lawsuit against a sex-themed shop, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal on Wednesday discovered that he will be permitted
Dann CLEVELAND - Insurance brokerage Marsh & McLennan will turn over 614 boxes of subpoenaed information to Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann by the end of the month after signing a stipulated order.