Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced on Monday that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Westminster-based debt settlement company and its principal for allegedly fraudulent debt management practices.
Schneiderman BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Monday with an Erie County dental clinic resolving allegations of Medicaid fraud involving excess payments received on dental service claims.
Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a counterclaim lawsuit on Monday against a Westminster-based firm for allegedly providing debt management services to Colorado consumers without meeting registration and reporting requirements.
Rotunda WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeal of eight California non-union civil servants over an assessment they say the Service Employees International Union wrongly collected from them.
Caldwell NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell protests to appellate judges that U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange snatched away his authority in Deepwater Horizon litigation.
Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's case against Janssen Pharmaceutical over its prescription antipsychotic drug Risperdal was scheduled to go to trial Tuesday.
Obama WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - More than 35,000 Americans have signed a petition that opposes President Barack Obama's recent decision to appoint Richard Cordray as the head of a federal agency without approval from the U.S. Senate.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement on Monday with Franklin Mobile LLC and its owner, David Steinberger, over allegations of drinking water code violations.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper filed a brief on Monday urging utility commissioners to consider the economic damage to consumers before signing off on Duke Energy's rate increase.
Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) - Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced on Tuesday that his Consumer Protection Division's Home Builder Registration Unit has settled with 27 home builders who allegedly violated Maryland's building laws.
Berger CHARLESTON (Legal Newsline) - A federal panel on Tuesday denied a motion by a group of West Virginia officials asking for an immediate stay of a ruling issued last week in a congressional redistricting lawsuit.
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit on Tuesday against a Jonesboro asphalt company that allegedly provided Arkansas consumers with substandard paving services.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Tuesday that a Polk County judge has penalized a West Des Moines company for violating the Iowa One Call statute.
DeWine CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a judgment on Tuesday against an insider of a charter school that allegedly overbilled the state for more than $1.4 million.
Scalia WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of so-called "credit repair organizations," saying they can block lawsuits by consumers if their agreements carry arbitration clauses.