Chief Justice Margaret Workman CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Seven years of searching for witnesses and evidence didn't turn up enough of either to save a suit for medical monitoring of everyone who worked or played at Omar Elementary School in Chauncey, W.Va., since 1964.
News from December 2011
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling this week regarding firefighters in Erie could be felt across the state in Philadelphia.
Ruemmler WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee sent a scorching letter to White House counsel Kathyrn Ruemmler Thursday regarding a lack of compliance with the committee's subpoena related to Solyndra documents.
Cutler PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - Before getting elected to Pennsylvania's General Assembly five years ago, Bryan Cutler worked in healthcare.
Mark Obenshain RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Republican state Sen. Mark Obenshain said Friday he is thinking about running for Virginia's Attorney General's Office.
Castille HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Friday that attorneys fees in a class action lawsuit against Kia Motors America were inappropriate.
Schmidt TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Friday that a Missouri paving company has been banned from doing business in Kansas after allegedly violating the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.
Masto LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) - Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced a settlement on Friday with a corporate registered agent over allegedly deceptive advertisements sent by mail to corporations prompting them to change registered agents.
Cooper CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced an order on Monday to stop a Charlotte-area roofer from conducting business after he allegedly took money for jobs he never started.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Citizens Utility Board filed a response on Monday to prevent a utility company from making a move that would lead to a potential $41.1 million electric rate decrease.
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - Cigarette maker Philip Morris USA Inc. must pay the state of Oregon 60 percent of a $79.5 million punitive damages award, plus interest, in a 14-year-old case against the company.
Roggensack MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - One Wisconsin Supreme Court justice says she wants to make some of the Court's discussions more private.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A citizens group on Friday filed a petition with the California Supreme Court, asking it to prepare for the "likely qualification" of a state Senate redistricting referendum.
Hardy RENO, Nev. (Legal Newsline) - A Nevada judge says an out-of-state asbestos law firm did not do enough to ensure its client was adequately represented.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - President Barack Obama is reportedly ready to press on with his controversial nomination of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head a new federal consumer protection agency.
Glasser MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Several drug stores sued in Minnesota by a West Virginia law firm are appealing a ruling that says the class action lawsuit should be heard in a state court.
Theis EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Georgia trailer maker Cottrell Inc., constantly defending Madison County injury suits, aims to test the strength of an Illinois Supreme Court decision that overturned a $43 million judgment in a car crash.
Chesley FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) - Prominent plaintiffs lawyer Stanley Chesley, who is facing possible disbarment, has asked the Kentucky Supreme Court to consider delaying the process.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Monday that his office has obtained a preliminary injunction against a Florida company for allegedly making calls to Missourians on the state's No-Call list.
Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a $2 million settlement on Tuesday with prescription drug maker Johnson & Johnson to resolve allegations related to the average wholesale prices the company reported.