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Ill. SC finds timing threshold in arbitration agreements

SPRINGFIELD, ILL. (Legal Newsline) - The legal representative for the family of a deceased woman is not bound by a nursing home contract's arbitration agreement in an Illinois wrongful death claim, but the arbitration agreement is binding for claims on actions prior to the decedent's death.

Temporary injunction entered in Mo. hotel workers' case

St. Ann, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - Owners of the Northwest Airport Inn must offer reinstatement to two union employees who were fired after the company refused to negotiate with their union.

Fla. AG Bondi settles with three colleges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced an agreement on Wednesday with three Fort Lauderdale-based providers of career, college and other educational services to resolve allegations of improper enrollment and marketing practices.

Ill. AG Madigan files complaint, seeks injunction against ExxonMobil


Pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak halts operations in Indiana


CFPB to oversee larger debt collectors


La. SC makes ruling in case brought by alleged father over child's death

BATON ROUTE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court has found that an alleged biological father had the right to bring a wrongful death and survival action for his illegitimate child, after finding the father had sufficiently avowed the child under Louisiana's "fact-pleading system."

Mass. AG Coakley settles with First Transit


Ariz. AG Horne, FTC take on telemarketers


N.H. AG Delaney reaches $65K settlement with Meredith Motors


Insurer wins Texas case over back injury

Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson

Wash. SC rules for nurses, awards overtime


Maine SC modifies insurance rule

AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - The Maine Supreme Court has modified the applicable burden of proof for insurance coverage in a "scope of consent" motor vehicle accident case in the light of the policy change signaled by Maine's enactment of compulsory liability insurance.

Hearing held in Miss. AG Hood's vitamin antitrust suit


Iowa AG Miller announces orders against Phoenix companies


N.C. AG Cooper announces court order against Instant Tax Service branches


Calif. SC denies request of Americans for Responsible Leadership

California Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye

First Circuit says $500K for emotional distress too much


Fifth Circuit: Man has made First Amendment challenge in domain name dispute


West Virginia AG race leads field of nine others