Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is again coming out against a proposed $8.5 billion settlement between Bank of America and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
Chiesa NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the state's Division of Consumer Affairs filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a North Jersey telemarketing company that allegedly solicited residents on behalf of unregistered charities.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced an order on Wednesday against an Omaha, Neb., contractor requiring the company to comply with Iowa's door-to-door sales and consumer fraud laws and to reimburse a Council Bluffs resident.
Prosser MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice David Prosser is asking that Ann Walsh Bradley, the fellow justice he allegedly attacked, recuse herself from the disciplinary proceedings against him.
Werdegar SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court, in a highly anticipated ruling, said Thursday employers must relieve employees of all "duty" during meal periods but need not ensure they perform no work.
Davis CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The United Auto Workers West Virginia Community Action Program and United Auto Workers Local Union 1590 announced they again have endorsed Robin Davis for re-election to the West Virginia Supreme Court.
Ruth EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Madison County, Ill., Circuit Judge Dennis Ruth on Wednesday granted Plaintiff Ronald Ball's withdrawal of a motion for default judgment against defendant Pepsico, Inc. and Pepsi Cola General Bottlers.
Bradley MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Ann Walsh Bradley says the request made by fellow Justice David Prosser to recuse herself from his disciplinary proceedings is "rife with inaccuracies."
Ketchum CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, in a full opinion filed this week, elaborated on its decision in February to have a state lawmaker's election opponent removed from the May primary ballot.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - An order preliminarily approving a settlement that will give consumers as much as $20 and attorneys as much as $3 million was issued Feb. 3 in a class action lawsuit against Ferrero U.S.A., the maker of Nutella.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The Region 3 office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday that ST Products of Duncansville, Pa., will pay a $75,000 penalty for allegedly exceeding permit limits.
Chiesa NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced on Friday that the operators of a South Jersey paving company have had their assets temporarily frozen to keep them from obtaining the proceeds of an auction.
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a preliminary injunction on Thursday enforcing a prior cease and desist order against Medical Alert Buyers and its owner, Glenn Chumley, for allegedly preying on elderly customers.
Louie HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) - Hawaii Attorney General David Louie filed lawsuits on Thursday against seven major credit card companies that allegedly charged Hawaii customers improperly for products that weren't requested or that didn't provide the benefits claimed.