WASHINGTON, DC (Legal Newsline) - A multi-state group of attorneys general announced a $5 million multi-state settlement Wednesday with BioScrip Inc. to resolve allegations of overbilling government healthcare programs.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced Wednesday that action taken by the state will force a necessary environmental cleanup to continue at the site of a former eastern Arizona paper mill.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday the appointment of New York Community Trust to administer a $42 million education fund from the settlement of the Astor estate.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A California store owner will collect attorney fees after prevailing in a lawsuit filed against him under various California access to individuals with disabilities laws.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released his annual fundraising report Friday revealing that for-profit telemarketers retain the majority of donations raised on behalf of charities.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced Thursday that a Lowell-area hospital will pay more than $283,000 in restitution and penalties for failing to comply with the state's meal break laws and making alterations to working hours.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw announced subpoena enforcement action filings against three companies for allegedly unlawful debt collection activities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- A lawsuit by a driver who pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs and then sued a victim that he killed tops the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform's survey of the Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2012, released Thursday.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa has announced that a Middlesex County apartment complex had agreed to pay $22,5000 to resolve allegations that it denied housing to a man over rental subsidies.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced the filing of a motion seeking penalties and fines against a company for allegedly marketing synthetic drugs.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced that a Florida debt relief firm will pay $100,000 in refunds for failing to provide meaningful help to consumers.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released his end-of-the-year review Thursday, detailing his office's accomplishments, including economic justice, taxpayer protection, civil rights and labor enforcement.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) - Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a $2.9 million drug pricing settlement Thursday with Pfizer Inc. and Pharmacia Corp. to resolve claims related to reported average wholesale prices.