Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has accepted a petition for fire safety enforcement at a Buchanan, N.Y.-based nuclear power plant.
DeWine CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against a northeast Ohio foreclosure company, its affiliates and its owner for alleged violations of Ohio consumer laws.
Stuart MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - The Alabama Supreme Court has ruled that a plaintiff injured by long-term continuous exposure to a toxic substance is limited to recovering damages attributable to injuries occurring within the period of limitations.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - A former Louisiana assistant attorney general has filed a racial and gender discrimination lawsuit against the state that claims she was terminated after making a complaint about gender-based pay discrimination.
Van Hollen SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Department of Workforce Development Secretary Scott Baumbach announced the recovery of more than $290,000 in settlement payments on Wednesday.
Six LAWRENCE, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - Pepperdine University law dean Deanell Reece Tacha, in a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, says she supports former Kansas Attorney General Steve Six's nomination to a federal appeals court.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Wednesday that his office has filed suit against a Joplin, Mo., landlord for price gouging and other violations.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, as part of his own ongoing investigation into the mortgage industry, now is questioning an $8.5 billion deal between Bank of America and more than a dozen investment firms.
Hines ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) - The Georgia Supreme Court, in a ruling last week, said the state Court of Appeals did not err in concluding that a hotel had no duty to comply with a woman's requests to try to rescue her husband from "medical peril."
Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) -- Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper and U.S. Attorney Jerry Martin announced Wednesday that the state will receive $112,000 as part of a civil fraud agreement with two Florida-based providers of mental health services.
Feinberg WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Rep. Jo Bonner's request that the Justice Department begin the process of an impartial audit of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility has been included in legislation approved by the U.S. House Appropriations Committee Wednesday.
Steele DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Because DuPont had no "special relationship" with the wife of a former worker, it had no legal duty to protect her from asbestos carried home by her husband, the Delaware Supreme Court has ruled.
Kaplan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A Washington D.C.-based legal foundation is urging a U.S. appeals court to uphold an injunction that prevents a group of Ecuadorian plaintiffs from trying to collect a multibillion dollar judgment against Chevron Corp.