ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) -- According to the results of a poll released last month, a majority of Georgia voters believe doctors under unnecessary tests, procedures and medications to keep from being sued.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) -- Chevron Corp., in a federal court filing Monday, said it will drop its claim for money damages against New York attorney Steven Donziger if Judge Lewis Kaplan tries the case.
MARENGO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced an $80,000 order Monday against a West Des Moines company and its owner for allegedly violating state environmental laws when it demolished a Williamsburg truck stop.
IRONTON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit Monday against a Grayson, Ky.-based storm damage repair business and its owners for allegedly failing to deliver services and performing shoddy work.
CHARLESTON, W. Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Tuesday that his office has established an identify theft and fraud tip line for consumers to call if they run into problems when enrolling for health insurance.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) -- A North Carolina man wants the state's Supreme Court to review his case against Durham police, arguing that the law enforcement officer who Tasered him is not immune from being sued.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The federal government is on the second day of its first shutdown in nearly 18 years and hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been furloughed, including more than 1,000 U.S. Department of Justice lawyers.
PIERRE, S.D. (Legal Newsline) - South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley, U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services special agent Gerald Roy announced a settlement Tuesday with a Rapid City optometrist.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit Tuesday against multiple entities that allegedly colluded to offer illegal payday loans in Arkansas while claiming to be affiliated with a Native American tribe.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) - Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Tuesday that some Alabamans may be eligible for compensation if they suffered losses from scams in which money was sent through MoneyGram International Inc.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a lawsuit Tuesday to prevent a Tonawanda-based funeral home from reopening its crematory following alleged environmental violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Paul Zukerberg, a Washington, D.C., attorney who specializes in defending marijuana possession cases, this week filed a lawsuit against the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Council for delaying the District's attorney general election.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) -- The Michigan Court of Appeals this week ruled that an insurer did not breach its contract with a cheese producer when it failed to pay the company for losses associated with a recall.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- The U.S. Supreme Court next week will hear arguments in what some have deemed the next big campaign finance case, and eight special interest groups contend the federal court ruling needs to be upheld to protect democracy.