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  • Ferguson sues man who founded dog rescue organization for not registering, providing records of spending

    Ferguson OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against a Forks resident who allegedly raised $300,000 for a non-profit dog rescue organization without registering with the Secretary of State’s office. Stephen...

  • Military consumer lender settles with feds, states for $92M

    Schneiderman WATERTOWN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that a federal, multi-state coalition reached a global settlement worth approximately $92 million with a military consumer lender that allegedly exploited service members....

  • Legal practice settles with Idaho AG

    Wasden BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced a settlement on Tuesday with the owner of a legal practice that allegedly practiced law without being licensed in the state of Idaho. Ramon Martinez, the owner of Alianza Hispana Multiservice,...

  • Kan. auto dealer agrees to repay $2,000

    Schmidt LAWRENCE, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced on Tuesday that he recently obtained a $2,000 order against a Douglas County auto dealer that allegedly violated the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. Douglas County District Court Judge Robert...

  • Class action lawsuit filed against eBay over data breach

    NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) – A class action lawsuit has been filed against eBay after class members claim it failed to protect personal information when it suffered a data breach. In February or March, eBay’s files were accessed by identity thieves, without eBay’s...

  • Obama ‘cherry-picks’ laws to enforce, W.Va. AG’s suit alleges

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Tuesday said his office has filed a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s practice of “cherry-picking which laws his administration will enforce.” The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court...

  • Pa. AG settles with wedding videographer

    Kane HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced a settlement on Friday with a Bucks County wedding videographer who allegedly failed to deliver wedding videos. Kane’s office received 83 complaints from consumers alleging they paid...

  • Subaru faces class action lawsuit for alleged oil consumption defect

    CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Subaru has been named in a class action lawsuit for an alleged oil consumption defect in five of its vehicles. The plaintiffs brought the class action against Subaru of America Inc. and Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. on behalf of themselves and other former...

  • Advocate defends ballot measure that mixes doctor drug-testing with increase of med-mal caps

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A ballot measure centered on the creation of a prescription drug database and doctor drug testing has California medical and legal watchdog groups accusing trial lawyers of masking their true agenda – inflating California’s medical malpractice cap. But the...

  • Settlement of $10.25M reached in Suave Keratin Smoothing Kit class action

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Suave for its Keratin Infusion 30-Day Smoothing Kit in the amount of $10.25 million. “After more than a year and a half of arm’s length and hard fought negotiations and two separate...

  • Bondex trust agreement $360 million lower than 2013 order, would end appeal

    WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – RPM International Inc. announced an agreement Monday in principle with the official bankruptcy representatives of current and future claimants that would pay out $797.5 million over four years and resolve all present and future asbestos personal injury...

  • Financial institutions settle bid-rigging allegations with West Virginia

    Morrisey CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced a $950,000 settlement on Monday with three financial institutions that allegedly rigged bids, fixed prices and manipulated the markets for municipal derivatives. Trinity Funding Co....

  • Gansler reaches settlement with two companies accused of violating consumers’ right to cancel

    Gansler BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) – Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler announced a settlement on Friday with two air duct cleaning companies and their owners to resolve allegations the companies failed to inform consumers of their contract cancellation rights. Gold Air Services...

  • Minnesota School of Business, Glove University face suits from Minnesota AG

    Swanson SAINT PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson recently filed a lawsuit against two for-profit schools under common ownership for allegedly misrepresenting the transferability of their credits. The Minnesota School of Business and Globe University...

  • N.Y. AG obtains court order against luxury hotel

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a court order on Friday against a luxury hotel that allegedly engaged in fraudulent sales tactics related to timeshare interests. The Manhattan Club and its principals, Ian Bruce Eichner,...



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