Schneider AUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - Maine Attorney General William Schneider announced a settlement on Friday with Berlin City Auto Group of Portland to resolve allegations of unfair and deceptive warranty and remedy disclaimers.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen wrote a letter to Zappos.com Inc. about its attempt to protect private customer information in response to a recent hacking attempt that may have affected more than 24 million customers.
Van Hollen MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced a settlement on Friday with a Jackson County man who allegedly violated state laws that prohibit the improper disposal of pollutants and discharging wastes without a permit.
Kagan WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The United States Supreme Court again has affirmed that federal law preempts state law in the case of the National Meat Association v. Harris, Attorney General California et al.
Bullock HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock is asking the state Supreme Court to shoot down a motion by a group of business organizations to stay a decision by the Court last month upholding a state election law.
McDaniel LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit on Monday against two companies and a Missouri man for allegedly offering loans at interest rates higher than 600 percent.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced an agreement with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. to provide added protections to former and current customers whose information was made public.
Cooper NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) - Tennessee Attorney General Bob Cooper has announced an agreement with Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. to reduce the company's pending request for a rate increase by nearly 30 percent.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - Three employees of a New York City Marriott hotel have filed multiple complaints with the National Labor Relations Board against their employer and organizers of New York Hotel & Motel Trades Council Local 6 Union.
Moss PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The business community would like Philadelphia's courts to make permanent the suspension of mass tort cases that are tried using a process that determines damages first and liability second.
Weimer BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) - The Louisiana Supreme Court said it will not rehear a case in which it already ruled that state law does not require a showing of bad faith by an insurer, only proof of notice and inaction for more than 30 days.
Harris SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris said Monday she plans to file a motion to intervene in a lawsuit seeking improvements to San Diego's regional transit plan.
Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced on Tuesday that a Florida law firm that allegedly claimed it would reduce consumers' debts has been banned from doing debt relief work in the state.