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  • New York AG obtains injunction against debt collection operation

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that his office and the Federal Trade Commission have obtained a preliminary injunction against a debt collection operation that allegedly violated state and federal laws. Schneiderman...

  • Madison County’s asbestos docket lightens from a year ago by more than 100 cases

    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – The crowded asbestos docket in Madison County, Ill., saw a drop of more than 100 new asbestos case filings so far this year, which some attorneys attribute to the decrease of lung cancer cases. As of June 30, Madison County has seen 656 new cases filed in...

  • Fight rages over punitive damages in N.Y. asbestos cases; Defendants claim ‘chaos’

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Nearly four months after New York Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler reinstated claims for punitive damages in the New York City Asbestos Litigation, the parties continue to fight over whether the order was proper. Punitive damages had been deferred in all...

  • PTO provides examiners with guidance on software patents in light of U.S. SC ruling

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently provided its examiners with guidance on software patents following a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that ruled some software method and systems patents are invalid. And one patent attorney says the PTO’s...

  • Kansas AG files lawsuit against medical alert device companies

    TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced Friday a lawsuit has been filed against a group of Utah-based medical device companies that allegedly violated the state’s Do Not Call Act. Schmidt Schmidt’s office received multiple complaints in...

  • Iowa AG seeks injunction against supplement company

    DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller requested an injunction Friday against a Las Vegas-based health supplement company to stop its Iowa sales and force it to comply with a consumer fraud inquiry. Miller Miller requested an injunction that would bar Au...

  • Indiana AG files lawsuit against telemarketer

    INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit Friday against a telemarketer and his company for allegedly making illegal pre-recorded calls and impersonating an ADT home security systems representative. Zoeller Jerome Edmond and USA Promotions...

  • Bondi sues New Jersey corporation over alleged charity scam

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – On Friday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi sued a New Jersey corporation for allegedly operating an illegal raffle. Bondi American Children’s Cancer Association, or ACCA, allegedly registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and...

  • Idaho AG settles with Utah security system business

    BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced Friday a settlement with a Utah-based home security company that allegedly violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act by using deceptive sales tactics. Wasden Vision Security LLC sales representatives...

  • Alabama AG reaches $500,000 settlement with propane providers

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Friday a $500,000 settlement with two propane providers that allegedly violated the Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Strange ThompsonGas-Smokies LLC and Suburban Gas Propane Partners LLC provide...

  • North Carolina patent troll bill still in negotiations

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A bill that includes a provision aimed at combating so-called “patent trolls” is closer to becoming law in North Carolina. The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...

  • U.S. SC decision in False Claims Act case will influence whistleblower suit against Purdue Pharma

    BECKLEY, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to address two False Claims Act issues that will affect FCA lawsuits in the future. The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Kellogg Brown & Root v. United States ex rel. Carter on July 2, raising questions about...

  • Pruitt announces restitution from home repairman

    Pruitt OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt announced on Thursday that his office secured restitution from an allegedly fraudulent home repairman for four Oklahoma homeowners. In 2010, Pruitt’s Public Protection Unit alleged that Randy Madewell...

  • Ore. AG suing over 5-Hour Energy

    Rosenblum SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the makers of an energy drink that allegedly made deceptive and misleading claims about their products. Living Essentials and Innovation Ventures are the makers of the...

  • Pa. AG reaches price-gouging settlement

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced a settlement on Thursday with an Allentown motel that allegedly engaged in price gouging during a declared state of emergency in Pennsylvania related to Hurricane Sandy. Dinesh and Anil...



From the Weekly Standard

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