ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The Alaska Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of a superior court on Aug. 24 to allow registered independent voters to run for political office on the Democratic Party ticket in primary elections.
MARLBORO, Md. (Legal Newsline) – An Upper Marlboro, Maryland home heating oil delivery business alleges the WTTG Fox 5 DC television station published false reports about it in stories regarding a mistaken heating oil delivery.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 24, Alaska Supreme Court Justice Daniel E. Winfree upheld the ruling of the Third Judicial District Superior Court concerning a lawsuit in which an insurance company sued a trucking company for $3.5 million paid for oil spill remediation.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 27, the Supreme Court of Hawaii determined a candidate for governor who was upset by an incumbent in a primary election couldn’t prove the primary winner committed election fraud and bribery.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The state of Arkansas and Attorney General Leslie Rutledge have filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a company that allegedly sold third-party alarm monitoring and then closed its business without returning money customers had prepaid for services.
SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) – California's attorney general is the latest to join a 20-state coalition of attorneys general criticizing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos for their proposal to change borrower defense regulations designed to protect defrauded students.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed a lawsuit against a Jacksonville company accused of defrauding consumers across the country out of more than $160,000 through deceptive marketing and the selling of mortgage and foreclosure relief services.
SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is asking the Trump Administration to extend the comment period on a proposed rollback of a 2010 unified national program designed to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel efficiency standards.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The Florida State Attorney's Office filed legal action in the 4th Judicial Circuit Court of Duval County on Aug. 29 against a rental automotive group who allegedly charged customers highly inflated fees for tolls and misrepresented the state's cashless toll system.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Owners of Iowa trucking companies will receive funds from a Louisiana company who charged truckers $99 to update their bi-annual information with the U.S. Department of Transportation, which can be done for free on a federal government website.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine has filed a lawsuit against five automotive companies alleging they violated the District's environmental laws through a decade of toxic oil spills.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The Illinois attorney general filed a lawsuit Aug. 29 against a residential well drilling company who allegedly took thousands of dollars from Illinois residents for well drilling services that were never completed.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The New York attorney general has reached a settlement with a Buffalo nonprofit, The Arc of Erie County, to resolve allegations the charity exposed the personal information of clients online for several years.
HELENA, Mont. (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 23, an Ohio federal judge remanded a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma by Montana Attorney General Tim Fox over allegations deceptive promotion of OxyContin and returned the litigation to the state court.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – The owners of an Idaho Falls, Idaho-based company that published lifestyle magazines has reached a settlement agreement with the state's attorney general over claims the magazine took funds for advertising space from businesses and never published.
The State of Alaska today announces that an Anchorage jury has returned several guilty verdicts for felony Medical Assistance Fraud and Scheme to Defraud, as well as misdemeanor Evidence Tampering, against assisted living home corporation Flamingo Eye, LLC, as well as the corporation’s owner, Margaret Williams, for a medical assistance fraud conspiracy lasting from January 2011 to December 2016.