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  • House panel approves proposed bill aimed at abusive demand letters

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A House panel has approved a draft of a bill that would rein in abusive patent demand letters. On Thursday, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade approved the Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act, or TROL Act, by a bipartisan vote of 13-6....

  • Ga. Senate race: Dem candidate wants GOP rivals to swear off outside funds

    ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – As out-of-state parties continue to spend millions of dollars in the Georgia U.S. Senate race, the Democratic candidate is asking her rivals to refuse the helping hands. On Wednesday, Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn sent a letter to Republican contenders...

  • Justice group praises Justice O’Connor’s model for choosing state judges

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A national organization focused on removing special interests from the selection of judges is praising retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s recently released model for choosing state judges. The plan, “The O’Connor Judicial Selection...

  • N.H. U.S. Senate race: Brown leads potential GOP candidates

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (Legal Newsline) – While he still trails the Democratic incumbent, Scott Brown leads all other Republican candidates in a potential November matchup in his quest to reclaim a U.S. Senate seat, a new poll shows. Brown, the former Republican senator from Massachusetts,...

  • Order issued against Mo. residential care facility over water shortage

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced a $135,000 order on Wednesday against a Wildwood-based residential care facility that allegedly violated Missouri Drinking Water Law. Whispering Oaks Residential Care, a residential care facility for...

  • EmblemHealth resolves allegations it violated mental health laws

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Wednesday with a New York City-based health insurer to resolve allegations it violated mental health parity laws. EmblemHealth Inc. allegedly issued 64 percent more denials of...

  • N.Y. AG, Barnes & Noble reach breastfeeding agreement

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an agreement on Wednesday with Barnes & Noble Inc. to protect the rights of nursing mothers seeking to breastfeed at its New York stores. On March 16, a woman was allegedly asked to...

  • DeWine files suit against contractor, alleges work never completed

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Grove City-based basement remodeling business and its owner for allegedly violating Ohio’s consumer laws. Tony Logan is the operator of Quality 1st Home Improvements, a...

  • N.Y. appellate court affirms $12M jury verdict in consolidated asbestos cases

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division has ruled in favor of two plaintiffs in a consolidated asbestos case, affirming a $12 million jury verdict. Justice Angela Mazzarelli delivered the July 3 opinion, concluding that the trial court’s allocated...

  • Calif. group dedicated to stopping repeal of MICRA forms

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California’s medical professional community is banding together and even capitalizing on social media to ensure an initiative to repeal the state’s landmark Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act fails. On May 15, a ballot initiative aimed at...



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