Paustenbach BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) - Businesses that asbestos lawsuits have destroyed, deformed and depleted for decades supplied much of the fiber in obedience to Navy rules for winning a war, a new research article shows.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced an assurance of voluntary compliance on Thursday with an Alabama telemarketer that allegedly violated Iowa's Consumer Fraud Act.
Corrigan SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The California Supreme Court says it will not expand products liability law to include an asbestos lawsuit against two companies that did not use asbestos in their products.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan released her list of the top 10 consumer complaints for 2011 on Wednesday, which revealed that consumer debt was the top complaint.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric. Schneiderman announced on Thursday that his office will fund $1 million worth of foreclosure prevention services to help New York residents struggling through the foreclosure crisis.
Bullock NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock appeared on a prime time talk show Thursday to discuss his state's position on a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on corporate campaign spending.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced Wednesday that a New Jersey man was sentenced to eight months in a community confinement center for failing to report to the Internal Revenue Service Swiss bank accounts he maintained and controlled.
Salazar WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced Monday that more than one million acres of federal land near the Grand Canyon will be withdrawn from additional uranium and other hardrock mining for the next 20 years.
Orie Melvin HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) - Court reform organization Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts is calling for state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to temporarily step down in light of a report that she is the target of a Allegeheny County grand jury investigation.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Philadelphia, ruled last week on the constitutionality of an escheat law regarding "special value cards," the successors to gift certificates.
Cuccinelli RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on Thursday announced a settlement with Management Services Inc., doing business as CashPoint, resolving alleged violations of consumer finance laws.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley issued a letter to the Joint Committees on Telecommunications, Utilities and Energy on Wednesday expressing support for a bill requiring utility companies to compensate customers for inadequate storm responses.