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  • Fla. AG and FTC team for lawsuits against business directories

    Bondi TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi and the Federal Trade Commission filed lawsuits on Monday against multiple business directory companies that allegedly charged consumers for services they did not order. Yellow Business Ads; National Biz Ads;...

  • Madigan suing student loan debt repayment companies

    CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed lawsuits on Monday against two student loan debt repayment companies that allegedly charged large upfront fees for bogus services. The Chicago-based First American Tax Defense LLC and the Frisco, Texas-based...

  • Illinois will get $84 million in massive Citigroup settlement

    Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced an $84 million settlement on Monday with Citigroup to resolve allegations it engaged in misconduct when it marketed and sold risky residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). The agreement is part of...

  • Companies form new cooperative patent licensing agreement

    SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A group of companies last week announced the formation of a cooperative patent licensing agreement, saying it would cut down on patent troll litigation and the “growing practice” of patent privateering. Asana, Dropbox and SAP joined Canon, Google and...

  • Texas SC rejects ‘every exposure’ theory in asbestos case

    AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that an asbestos claimant failed to offer legally sufficient causation evidence, denying the “every exposure” theory on the grounds that simply offering evidence of exposure regarding a dose-related disease should not...

  • Second Circuit dismisses class action against Deutsche Bank

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal against Deutsche Bank National Trust Company by plaintiffs who claimed it and its trusts did not own their loans and mortgages. Circuit judges Amalya Lyle Kearse, Dennis G. Jacobs...

  • Appeals court dismisses Madoff Ponzi scheme appeal for lack of standing

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has dismissed an appeal involving the settlement of class action securities claims related to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. Circuit Judges Dennis G. Jacobs, Barrington D. Parker and Denny Chin voted in the...

  • W.Va. AG warns of E-ZPass scam

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warned West Virginians on Saturday about an email scam related to electronic toll passes. E-ZPass is a company that provides the E-ZPass device, which allows motorists to pay tolls electronically on...

  • Conn. AG collected $1.6M from unauthoriz​ed companies in FY 2014

    Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) – Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and Secretary of State Denise Merrill announced on Friday that their offices collected more than $1.6 million in penalties last year from out-of-state companies operating unlawfully in Connecticut....

  • Astellas Pharma settles False Claims Act allegations over Mycamine

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Legal Newsline) – Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced on Friday that Kentucky joined with other states and the federal government in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company that allegedly violated the False Claims Act. Astellas Pharma US Inc. allegedly...



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