SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced April 18 that her public record reform legislation, Senate Bill 481, was unanimously advanced by the state’s Senate and will go before the House for a full vote.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 21 that his office has reached settlements with 104 auto dealerships that allegedly sold vehicles to consumers in the state without disclosing that the vehicles were under recall for defective and sometimes dangerous issues.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 18 that Alabama-based Harbert Management Corporation and top executives at the firm will pay $40 million for allegedly perpetrating a scheme to avoid paying millions in New York state tax on performance income.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit that once looked destined for a showdown between a prolific plaintiffs lawyer and a defendant accusing him and his plaintiff of manufacturing lawsuits has been settled.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a trampoline park in a case filed by a then 17-year-old boy over allegations he was injured while performing a triple front flip.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced April 18 that Complete Family Care P.C., a Takoma Park primary care practice owned by Dr. Suresh Khetan and his wife Renu Khetan, paid $250,000 to resolve allegations of fraudulent billing to increase profits.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced April 18 that his office filed a complaint against Maria Louisa Mason of Williamston over allegations of stealing money from a state fund designed to protect a memorial statue.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear announced April 21 that he joined a group of state attorneys general asking Congress and President Donald Trump to properly fund drug treatment in any plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
BATON ROUGE, La. (Legal Newsline) – Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry announced April 21 that close to 2,000 students in the state who attended Corinthian Colleges Inc. schools between 2010 and 2014 may be eligible for loan forgiveness.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced April 20 a complaint against a local contractor over allegations of deceiving Superstorm Sandy victims.