Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a lawsuit on Friday against three South Florida companies for allegedly charging upfront fees for loan modification services.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Friday that she has reached settlements with a real estate company, an apartment owner and the former operator of a motor vehicle inspection station.
Lamar JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld a trial court's ruling in favor of a company that makes carbon compounds and treated wood products, saying the plaintiff suing it failed to provide expert opinions.
Bondi WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida's Fourth District Court of Appeals says a trial court was correct in quashing a civil investigative subpoena issued by the state Attorney General's Office on a Boca Raton-based law firm.
Russell JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - The Missouri Supreme Court, in a ruling Tuesday, said a circuit court properly found that a baseball team owner's excess insurer is bound by a $4.58 million judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Tuesday that his office has reached a settlement with a St. Louis pharmacy over Medicaid billing practices.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Monday that the operator of three Massachusetts municipal waste incinerators has agreed to pay $7.5 million to resolve alleged environmental violations.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced on Tuesday that his office has filed suit against a Utah company for allegedly selling fraudulent home security products and services.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw said on Tuesday his office has obtained a court order halting illegal loan collections in the state by two Illinois and Nevada companies.
Brown COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - The Ohio Supreme Court says damages for emotional distress stemming directly from a physical injury are to be considered in traditional medical malpractice claims.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a ruling last month, said a common law wife's status as surviving spouse was sufficient to establish her entitlement to death benefits under the state's Workers' Compensation Act.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - The Virginia Supreme Court has reversed the judgment of a circuit court in favor of a radiology group, saying the court erred in sustaining the group's plea of the statute of limitations.
Koster WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A class-action complaint was filed Tuesday on behalf of the farmers whose land was flooded after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers breached a levee on the Mississippi River.
McConnell WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is pushing for a vote on one of President Barack Obama's judicial nominees, Rhode Island plaintiffs attorney Jack McConnell.
McKenna KENNEWICK, Wash. (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced on Monday that an online home decor company violated a 2008 settlement and must provide additional refunds.