Hood JACKSON, Miss. - Months after Mississippi State Auditor Phil Bryant determined a $4.2 million payment partially funded by Attorney General Jim Hood to the state's Children's Justice Center was improper, the center on Friday gave the money back to the state.
Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. - In releasing a report on alleged lead poisoning in Vermont, Attorney General William Sorrell said the effects lead is having on the state's children will cost them $80 million in lost earnings over their lifetimes.
Crist TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, who served as the state's attorney general from 2003-2007, has taken away insurance companies' right to drop their policyholders, or raise their rates.
DOVER, Del. - The Delaware Supreme Court on Friday decided that a man who was crushed between a truck and excavation machine did not suffer brain damages and denied his claim for additional Workers' Compensation benefits.
McGraw CHARLESTON - An annual legislative hearing to outline Attorney General Darrell McGraw's budget proposal turned into an impromptu questioning of the office's use of outside counsel and handling of money received from settlements and verdicts.
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox on Monday filed a petition with the state's Public Service Commission urging it to hear more arguments before it makes a decision on the proposed sale of the Palisades nuclear power plant.
Peter Zelchenko, Chicago resident and candidate for alderman in the city's 43rd ward. Two recent class action suits against the City of Chicago Board of Election Commissioners are being led by Chicago attorneys well-acquainted with complex class action litigation and hefty settlements.
Coakley BOSTON - Turner Broadcasting and Interference, Inc., on Monday paid $2 million to avoid a criminal or civil investigation into advertisements they used that created a bomb scare in the Boston area last week.
Cuomo ALBANY, N.Y. - When New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo reached a settlement with three online advertisers hoping to prevent pop-up ads, he probably made no distinction that the ads would only stop popping up in his state, said the attorney who filed the first lawsuit of that kind.
Wyoming Supreme Court CHEYENNE -- A former employee with a long history of back problems cannot receive disability benefits for a claimed work-related back injury, the Wyoming Supreme Court ruled today.