News from July 2015

Life insurance company accused of lying to consumers about financial stability

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

A life insurance company is being sued over allegations it defrauded annuity holders by lying about its financial condition.

Second lawsuit filed against EPA over new water rule

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

Arkansas, 12 other states file complaint in North Dakota federal court

Maryland law firm sued for allegedly charging clients illegal up-front fees

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

Attorney General Brian Frosh says at least 400 clients were charged, not provided refunds

N.Y. AG: Chase Bank agrees to open up more services to state consumers

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says bank has modified some policies used to screen for checking accounts

Arkansas AG named co-chair of attorneys general association's new agriculture committee

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller will head up the NAAG panel

N.Y. AG: PayPal to stop robocalling consumers

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

The popular online payment system says it will only call those who provide consent

Forty state AGs file brief in support of Miss. AG Hood, argue federal judge shouldn’t have stopped Google investigation

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 1, 2015

AGs contend that injunction, if it should stand, would provide other wrongdoers with a "roadmap"

Bondi: Florida robocall campaign halted by court order

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 1, 2015

Attorney General Pam Bondi says Payless Solutions can no longer make calls to consumers

Walgreens-owned NY pharmacy to pay $2.5M for false Medicaid claims

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 2, 2015

A pharmacy primarily owned by Walgreens will pay $2.5 million to the State of New York to settle a lawsuit that accused the pharmacy of filing false Medicaid claims, said New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday.

Insulin pump producers sued over OmniPod system

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 2, 2015

A manufacturer of insulin infusion pumps is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations the company made false statements about a new product it was selling to customers.

Maker of Degree, Dove deodorants sued over net weight of products

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 2, 2015

The maker of popular deodorant brands is being sued in federal court over claims the company mislabeled the net weight of its products.

Vehicle finance lender sued for going to commanding officers of delinquent military members

By Shaun Zinck | Jul 2, 2015

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau filed a lawsuit against an auto-financing company for allegedly violating federal law when attempting to collect on debt.

For first time ever, Federal Circuit overturns PTAB decision in an IPR

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 2, 2015

Court ruled, in part, the board went too far in its construction of claimed terms

Kloppenburg seeks Wis. SC seat for a second time

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 2, 2015

Former assistant attorney general ran against Justice David Prosser in 2011

Texas non-practicing entity files patent infringement lawsuits against more than 50 retailers

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 6, 2015

McKinney-based Oberalis LLC filed complaints against companies such as Cabela's, Macy's, Sears, Sony, Target and Toys R Us in a two-week span

U.S. SC refuses two requests for review by Google

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 6, 2015

One petition involved the company's popular Street View service

R.I. city suing another drug maker over alleged ‘scheme’ to keep generic off the market

By Jessica Karmasek | Jul 6, 2015

Providence's most recent action takes aim at Cephalon over prescription drug Provigil

Ford accused Weitz & Luxenberg of gaming asbestos recovery system during $11M case; Firm denied claims

By John O'Brien | Jul 7, 2015

Ford said firm intentionally didn't file client's possible claims with bankruptcy trusts to boost verdict, while Weitz & Luxenberg showed one trust wasn't accepting claims and alleged the other wouldn't have paid much.

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