Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) - Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the debt collection agency Accretive Health Inc. for allegedly failing to protect patient-health care confidentiality.
Behrens EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - As a clearinghouse for massive numbers of asbestos lawsuits from all over the country, Madison County is a prime example of a highly successful processing center.
Kaplan NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court has denied a motion by Chevron Corp. to lift the stay on the injunction to block an $18 billion judgment against the company in an Ecuador court.
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will take water samples from at nearly 60 homes in the Carter Road/Meshoppen Creek Road area of Dimock, Pa. to further assess whether any residents are being exposed to hazardous substances.
Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced settlements with eight major health insurance companies for allegedly failing to publish accurate provider directories.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached a $2.3 million settlement with a California-based construction company that allegedly submitted inflated and false invoices during the renovation of Logan International Airport.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley's office told the Commissioner of Insurance that a proposed home insurance rate request for more than 150,000 consumers is illegally excessive.
Stengel WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Two attorneys on opposite sides of a debate over payments to asbestos victims took part Friday in a policy debate presented by the Congressional Civil Justice Caucus Academy.
Cordray RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - A University of Richmond law school professor says a controversial decision by President Barack Obama earlier this month could affect how quickly some judicial nominees will be voted on by the full Senate.
Christie TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has made his choices to fill the state's two open spots on the state supreme court, though neither pick has ever worked as a judge before.