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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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) – 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'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.
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.
CHICAGO — Premcor Refining Group Inc., has agreed to clean up contaminated soil and groundwater at its closed Illinois refinery site as part of a settlement with the state, bringing years of litigation to a close.
SACRAMENTO — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is the latest to join a 12-state coalition filing an expedited judgment in an effort to block the Trump administration's rule that would allow nationwide employers to group together in Association Health Plans (AHPs).
COLUMBUS — The state of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) and its affiliated companies and officers in an effort to recover public funds, according to the state's attorney general.
CARSON CITY, Nev. — A Nevada health care network has recovered more than $600,000 in restitution stemming from a multistate deceptive trade practices settlement with Deutsche Bank led by Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — As the Missouri Public Service Commission prepares to consider rules on the using and sharing of customer information, state Attorney General Josh Hawley is urging the commission to implement stricter privacy protections for the state's consumers.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts pharmacy has agreed to pay $340,000 to settle claims over an unauthorized automatic refill program that it billed and received payments for from the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth).