Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi last week asked a federal court in Louisiana overseeing the Gulf oil spill litigation to review a pending settlement before granting preliminary approval.
Koster JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced the obtainment of a restraining order against a Howell County dog breeder on Monday and a court order requiring payment against a Joplin contractor on Friday.
DeWine CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Friday against a Cleveland-area resident who allegedly ran an international online investment operation that took hundreds of thousands of dollars and failed to deliver.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement on Friday with a Marathon County shoe supply company to resolve allegations of unlawful discharges of pollutant-containing wastewater.
Rubin LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A California appeals court last week overturned a $603 million jury verdict against Boeing Co. over contracts for its construction of a satellite communications network.
Lynn CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) - A New Hampshire man whose car was towed right before he suffered a heart attack during the amputation of his foot will have a chance to recover damages related to the subsequent sale of it.
Tomblin CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Monday that the state is joining 21 others in challenging President Barack Obama's "latest attack on jobs and West Virginia coal."
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw is suing seven unlicensed collection agencies, and their owners, to enforce investigative subpoenas and stop them from engaging in unlawful practices in the state.
DeWine COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Monday against two Florida telemarketers and their principals for allegedly violating Ohio's consumer laws and calling Ohio consumers on the National Do Not Call Registry.
Cantil-Sakauye SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye, and others, spoke to state lawmakers Monday about the effect of recent budget cuts to the public's access to justice.
Madigan SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit on Monday against a Clinton County waste composting company for allegedly processing and accepting waste with a permit that had expired.
Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced an agreement on Tuesday with a Denver-based company and its principals barring them from engaging in any business offering to help consumers receive restitution.
Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a $2.6 million settlement on Tuesday with a prescription drug manufacturer resolving allegations that the company incorrectly reported drug prices.
Roberts WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court, in a unanimous ruling Tuesday, affirmed that outside lawyers retained to do government legal work are entitled to the same immunity from related lawsuits as government employees.