Amodeo TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - Legislation has been introduced in New Jersey's legislature that would overturn a state Supreme Court decision that argued lawsuits against bars by drunk drivers can deter drunk driving.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a consent judgment on Thursday against a Florida-based telemarketing company and its owner for alleged violations of state telemarketing and telephone solicitation laws.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen sent a letter to Staples Inc. on Thursday over security concerns about used and refurbished products sold by Staples Canada Inc.
McKenna WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Though a federal appeals court ruled against him in a dispute over a nuclear waste repository, Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna says the case is far from over.
Duffy NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Lawyers leading litigation over the Deepwater Horizon explosion can't wriggle out of answers to sharp questions, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan decided on June 24.
Maloney CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The Republican candidate for governor says West Virginia's courts and legal system are "in urgent need of repair," but acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says he has worked hard to improve the state's legal climate and attract business to the state.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Thursday that he has signed an agreement with a Palm Beach, Fla., company after it allegedly made No-Call list violations.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - An Orleans Parish Civil District Court jury last week awarded $1.5 million in general damages to a man who contracted mesothelioma, a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.
Eakin HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, in a ruling last month, said a construction company and its owner lack standing under state law to challenge a health insurer's corporate actions.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced two air conservation lawsuits on Tuesday against a St. Louis-based man and a Lawson, Mo.-based company and its facility manager.
Kelly HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Linda Kelly announced a consumer protection lawsuit on Wednesday against two Oklahoma-based companies over alleged violations of the state's Do Not Call list.
Cantil-Sakauye SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Two California associate justices have been appointed to chair the Judicial Council's Executive and Planning Committee and the Rules and Projects Committee.