BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has announced a $158,600 court order against a South Grafton man who allegedly failed to complete contracting work and misappropriated funds from consumers.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) - North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced an extended court order Friday against one of the biggest debt settlement firms in the U.S. that will keep the company from collecting money.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Swanson Katz announced an order Friday that will secure refunds for utility customers who were billed illegally for electricity.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, in a complaint filed in a federal court last week, is accusing a lobbying firm of failing to comply with federal reporting requirements.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- The California Supreme Court ruled last month that a union, representing all Los Angeles County employees, is entitled to obtain the home addresses and phone numbers of all represented employees, including those who have not joined the union.
CONCORD, N.H. (Legal Newsline) - New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster announced the submission Monday of a proposed affiliation agreement involving two healthcare charitable trusts to his office for review.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit Monday against a Texarkana-based pawn shop that allegedly violated state law by charging excessive interest rates on title loans.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón issued a response Monday to Apple's announcement of increased security features in iOS7, the company's new mobile operating system.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) -- A lawyer from the group Freedom Watch has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of himself and a Philadelphia couple challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's recently revealed program involving the collection of Verizon customers' phone records.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Nearly a dozen Republican Congressmen have signed on to a piece of legislation that would reduce the number of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 11 to eight.