HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Joseph W. Nagle was convicted Thursday for perpetrating the greatest Disadvantaged Business Enterprise fraud in United States history, the Department of Justice has announced.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A California physicians organization, along with the California Medical Association, wants the state Supreme Court to review a decision by two lower courts that state law does not require physician supervision of nurse anesthetists.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Columbus-based air duct cleaning business and its owner for allegedly engaging in multiple consumer law violations, including shoddy work and misrepresentation.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $2.2 million settlement on Monday with Sunoco Inc., resolving allegations that the company sought dual-payment from a state fund and insurers for hazardous waste cleanup.
Brown LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - The Arkansas Supreme Court last month reversed a lower court's dismissal of a man's complaint against Union Pacific Railroad Company for work-related injuries.
Schuette LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced formal cease and desist orders on Monday against three Internet sweepstakes cafes in mid-Michigan warning of possible legal action over allegedly illegal gambling operations.
Leon WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Advertising groups say allowing the government's imposition of graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging would be a dangerous precedent that would affect all industries.
Kilmartin PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin has submitted legislation to the state's General Assembly requiring mortgage service providers to participate in a conciliation process administered by a HUD-approved independent agency.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a consent agreement with Polidori Corporation in response to alleged violations of the Clean Water Act at Panguitch Lake in Garfield County, Utah.
JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) - The Alaska Supreme Court ruled last month that under the state's Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Act a misrepresentation by a seller of the model year of a used motor home is not subject to a good-faith defense.
Chiesa NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced on Tuesday that the Division of Consumer Affairs will hear testimony on an attempt to make the state's synthetic marijuana ban permanent.