NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced price gouging lawsuits Wednesday against five additional hotel operators and one more gas station.
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.