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  • TracBeam sues Apple over wireless location technology

    TYLER, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A Colorado-based, inventor-owned company is suing Apple Inc. for patent infringement. TracBeam LLC, which, according to court documents is a “limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the state of Colorado,” alleged in its Aug. 8...

  • Garlock decision could have pushed Bondex’s asbestos agreement

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A law professor and bankruptcy attorney agree that a loss for asbestos plaintiffs attorney earlier this year in the Garlock Sealing Technologies proceeding could have been a major factor in Bondex’s recently announced bankruptcy settlement. RPM...

  • Major asbestos firms giving hundreds of thousands to Democratic Congressional candidates

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Numerous Congressional candidates are seeing their campaign coffers swell thanks to donations supplied by major asbestos law firms and their attorneys. Some of the top asbestos firms in the nation have already contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars in the...

  • Ky. AG obtains fine against Tantus Tobacco

    Conway FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced a judgment on Wednesday against a Russell Springs-based tobacco manufacturer that allegedly violated federal contraband cigarette laws. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley approved a...

  • Ohio lipo business accused of not providing refunds

    DeWine DELAWARE, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against a central and northeast Ohio laser liposuction business for allegedly engaging in deceptive and unfair business practices. Wellness Laser and Med Spa LLC offers laser...

  • ‘As Seen on TV’ company sued by New Jersey attorney general

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Fairfield-based company that allegedly engaged in multiple violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Telebrands Corp., a company known for its “As Seen on...

  • Landlords, real estate brokers reach agreement with N.Y. AG

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced agreements on Wednesday with three real estate brokerage firms and two landlords to ensure tenants are not denied their right to use government assistance. New York City-based brokerage firms...

  • Lincoln Academy to pay $1.4M in agreement with Texas AG

    Abbott HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced an agreement on Wednesday with a Houston-based entity that allegedly falsely claimed to be an accredited educational institution. Abbott previously filed an enforcement action against Lincoln Academy and...

  • Federal Circuit sends case against alleged patent troll back to Vermont

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell’s case against an alleged patent troll should be tried in the state. The so-called “scanner troll,” MPHJ Technology Investments LLC, was trying to...

  • New iPhone app lets user vote on whether politicians are lying

    LECANTO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A new iPhone app is allowing users to determine the length of their favorite, and not so favorite, politician’s nose. The Are They Lying iPhone app, developed by Radchill LLC, enables users to cast lie or truth votes for statements made by politicians. In...

  • Ky. appeals court affirms $1.6M award in pre-bankruptcy case against Garlock

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – A Kentucky appeals court has ruled that a jury’s $1.6 million award was proper in a former smoker’s asbestos case alleging lung cancer. Judge Donna L. Dixon delivered the Aug. 1 opinion in the Kentucky Court of Appeals in the case, which was on remand from the...

  • Alabama AG race: Bulk of Dem’s funding coming from PACs chaired by ex-con

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – In the remaining months leading up to November, the two candidates vying for Alabama attorney general will have around $1 million cash on hand a piece, though one of the candidates has received much of his support from political action committees chaired by a...

  • Frontier, Connecticut reach agreement

    Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Consumer Counsel Elin Katz announced a settlement on Tuesday with Frontier Communications Corporation related to recent AT&T acquisitions in Connecticut. The proposed three-year agreement...

  • Brooklyn nursing home settles with N.Y. AG for $6.5M

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $6.5 million settlement with the operator of a Brooklyn elderly healthcare facility that allegedly engaged in Medicaid fraud. Northern Manor Adult Day Health Care Program (ADHC) allegedly...

  • N.Y. taxi company will pay $1.4M in restitution to drivers

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that a New York taxicab company will pay $1,387,500 in restitution to drivers who were allegedly charged illegally by the company. As part of a separate agreement with the Taxi and...



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