News from September 2014
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Democratic incumbent is leading his Republican challenger by double digits in Vermont’s gubernatorial race.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – As the deadline for unsealing the estimation record of the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding draws nearer, talks of asbestos trust transparency are on the rise. But three asbestos plaintiffs’ attorneys argue that many arguments in support of transparency aren’t quite what they seem, calling them “nothing more than tort reform.”
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - In the past year, the West Virginia Supreme Court has issued three decisions that signify a potential shift in the state’s stance toward arbitration agreements.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Trailing in the polls and in cash raised, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, is turning to former President Bill Clinton to give his campaign a boost.
ALTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Before kicking off his Labor Day weekend, U.S. Rep. William Enyart of Illinois made a stop at Alton, home to his top donor – the Simmons Law Firm.
Kentucky will receive $348,975.84 as part of a multistate and federal government lawsuit against Omnicare Inc.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) - Oklahoma Wind Action Association, on behalf of seven land owners, is suing Apex Wind Construction LLC in order to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes.
WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – The Iowa Corn Growers Association PAC has endorsed U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley – a Democratic candidate whose past remarks concerning farmers could be interpreted as insulting.
Story CopyNEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that his office filed a motion to intervene in a court challenge to a 2010 settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Story CopySEATTLE (Legal Newsline) - Washington Attorney General General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Pierce County couple who allegedly sold fake continuing education trainings and certificates to hundreds of adult family home employees.