ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline)-In a hearing before Judge Peter Michalski of the state Superior Court, Jeff Feldman, attorney for BP Oil Company, urged the judge to throw out part of the state's $1 billion lawsuit for the 2006 pipeline spills in the Prudhoe Bay oil field.
Andrew Cuomo (D) BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - A temporary restraining order has been obtained by Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo against a western New York wood-pellet fuel company that failed to deliver any products or refunds after he had previously sued for the company for taking over $200,000 for consumers.
Terry Goddard (D) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has requested that the state's attorney general join his counterparts in at least 13 other states -- all Republicans -- in reviewing the legality of the proposed federal health care overhaul.
Bruning WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The nation's state attorneys general say they are looking forward to working with the federal Food and Drug Administration as a new law being challenged by tobacco companies takes effect.
King MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - One of the 13 state attorneys general considering a challenge to the healthcare bill is calling what he says is an offer made by U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson "unacceptable."
Chris Koster (D) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Attorney General Chris Koster, as part of his ongoing crackdown on the sale of bogus auto warranty products, has filed lawsuits against four additional businesses.
Barbara Ann Radnofsky (D) AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is wrong to consider possible legal action over a deal that got Senate Democrats their final 60th vote on a federal health care overhaul, his Democratic challenger says.
John Kroger (D) SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Settlements have been announced by Oregon Attorney General John Kroger that require three estate planning companies to pay $18,400 in fees and restitution and prohibits them from using non-lawyers to prepare living trusts.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline)-The long-running legal battle between the city of Los Angeles and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness will reach the California Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Rob McKenna (R) OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline)-Hoping to reduce costly litigation over denied public records requests, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna is seeking to overhaul the state's Public Records Act.