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  • Land owners file class action against Apex to prevent wind farm construction

    OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma Wind Action Association, on behalf of seven land owners, is suing Apex Wind Construction LLC in order to prevent wind turbines from being built near their homes. Terra Walker, Cheyenne Ward, Julie Harris, Janelle Grellner, Elisa Kay Kochenower,...

  • Law firm’s app block calls, evaluates Telephone Consumer Protection Act claims

    Lemberg STAMFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – A prolific-filing law firm specializing in debt collection harassment cases has helped develop an app that it says could help those who download it make up to $1,500 per robocall or debt collection call. The app called “Block Calls Get Cash” will...

  • Fla. governor race: Crist and Clinton team up

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Trailing in the polls and in cash raised, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, who is now running as a Democrat, is turning to former President Bill Clinton to give his campaign a boost. Crist won his party’s nomination on Aug. 26 and will face GOP Gov....

  • IL12 Race: Enyart visits home city of Simmons Law Firm

    ALTON, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – Before kicking off his Labor Day weekend, U.S. Rep. William Enyart of Illinois made a stop at Alton, home to his top donor – the Simmons Law Firm. Come November, Enyart will face state Rep. Mike Bost in his quest for another term representing Illinois’ 12th...

  • Insurer, subsidiary agree to pay $1.3M in Mass. settlement

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $1.3 million settlement on Thursday with an insurance company and its subsidiary to resolve allegations of deceptive marketing. Guarantee Trust Life Insurance Company (GTL) and its subsidiary...

  • West Virginia no longer an anti-arbitration jurisdiction, attorney/blogger says

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – In the past year, the West Virginia Supreme Court has issued three decisions that signify a potential shift in the state’s stance toward arbitration agreements. Two of the cases – New v. GameStop and Toney v. EQT – involved arbitration of employment...

  • Asbestos plaintiffs’ attorneys fight against transparency laws for bankruptcy trusts

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – As the deadline for unsealing the estimation record of the Garlock Sealing Technologies bankruptcy proceeding draws nearer, talks of asbestos trust transparency are on the rise. But three asbestos plaintiffs’ attorneys argue that many arguments in support of...

  • Incumbent holds a 12-point lead over GOP Challenger in Vermont governor race

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Democratic incumbent is leading his Republican challenger by double digits in Vermont’s gubernatorial race. Gov. Peter Shumlin is leading entrepreneur Scott Milne by a 48 to 36 percent margin, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Friday. Shumlin...

  • Sea to Ski Vacations sued by Colorado attorney general

    Suthers DENVER (Legal Newsline) – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced a court order on Thursday against a vacation company and its owners for allegedly engaging in deceptive business practices that violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Sea to Ski Vacations and its...

  • Cosmetology school in Iowa accused of violating Consumer Fraud Act

    Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller’s Consumer Protection Division filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school for allegedly engaging in deceptive, omissive and unfair practices. The lawsuit, which was filed in...



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