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  • Used car dealer to pay restitution in Arizona

    Horne PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced a settlement on Tuesday with a used automobile dealer and its owner to resolve allegations they engaged in deceptive acts and practices. Horne filed a lawsuit on May 20 against Prieto’s Auto Sales Inc....

  • Cooper obtains preliminary injunction against Medrano Express

    Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced a preliminary injunction on Tuesday against an international shipping company that allegedly failed to deliver packages after contracting with North Carolinians. Wake County Superior Court Judge...

  • Ohio appeals court dismisses asbestos insurance appeal

    CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio appeals court has dismissed a valve manufacturer’s claim seeking declaratory judgment against an insurer on the grounds that the trial court failed to enter a final summary judgment order. Judge Patrick Dinkelacker delivered the July 9 opinion in the Court...

  • Missouri governor signs patent troll bill into law

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Last week, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law a bill aimed at combating so-called patent “trolls.” Nixon signed Senate Bill 706 in an effort to protect state businesses and residents from “being preyed upon” by trolls, he said. The...

  • GM class actions transferred to multidistrict litigation court

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The multiple class action lawsuits that were brought against General Motors for its allegedly defective key systems have been transferred to multidistrict litigation court. The more than 40 lawsuits – which were previously filed in the districts in...

  • Wendy Davis reports raising $27M in past year for Texas governor race

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor, has reportedly raised $27 million since launching her campaign. On Tuesday, the Davis campaign announced it raised $27 million from more than 140,000 contributors since July 2013,...

  • Waste hauling firm settles market dominance claims brought by N.Y. AG

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement on Monday with a waste hauling firm to resolve allegations of restrictive contracting practices, market dominance and unlawfully restrained competition. Casella Waste Systems...

  • Head of IP bar association steps down

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The head of the 17,000-member American Intellectual Property Law Association is stepping down. Q. Todd Dickinson, the executive director of the AIPLA, the national bar association for intellectual property lawyers, made the announcement Tuesday. Dickinson...

  • N.C. AG seeks refunds from kitchen remodeler after receiving 38 complaints

    Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced a lawsuit on Monday against a now-closed Burlington kitchen remodeling company and its owner to resolve allegations they took upfront payments but failed to complete the work. American Kitchen...

  • Eight auto dealers settle with New Jersey for $1.8M

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $1.8 million settlement on Monday with eight auto dealerships and their owners to resolve allegations of deceptive sales tactics. Carmelo and Ignazio Giuffre, the owners of eight auto...



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