State Attorneys General News
February 22, 2013
West Virginia Record | February 22, 2013
West Virginia’s new attorney general is living up to his promise to be different from his predecessor, five-term incumbent Darrell McGraw.
Legal Newsline | February 22, 2013
A group of credit card issuers being sued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood say the lawsuits against them should not be heard in state court, according to a filing in federal court earlier this month.
February 19, 2013
West Virginia Record | February 19, 2013
In what was possibly his final lawsuit, former state Attorney General Darrell McGraw hired a Philadelphia firm to sue pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Ranbaxy.
February 15, 2013
National Law Journal | Subscription Required | February 15, 2013
Toyota Motor Corp. and its U.S. subsidiaries agreed on February 14 to pay $29 million to resolve investigations by attorneys general in 29 states into whether it misled consumers about the safety of its vehicles.
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February 12, 2013
ThomsonReuters | February 12, 2013
If you've been keeping track of the Justice Department's civil suits against banks accused of marketing deeply flawed mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations, you know there are two laws at the heart of the feds' cases: the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act and the False Claims Act.
West Virginia Record | February 12, 2013
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Monday unveiled his office’s ethics plan, which was part of his election campaign.
February 11, 2013
Louisiana Record | February 11, 2013
Louisiana’s Attorney General is facing questions over his use of outside law firms to help his office pursue a case against BP involving the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Legal Newsline | February 11, 2013
Louisiana Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell last week filed a second suit against British health care giant GlaxoSmithKline LLC.
February 8, 2013
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | February 8, 2013
New York's top prosecutor has launched a probe into the conduct of the three major credit-ratings firms, according to a person familiar with the matter, opening another legal front for an industry that remains in the cross hairs of state and federal investigators.
February 6, 2013
Legal Newsline | February 6, 2013
Johnson & Johnson says a $181 million fee awarded last week to attorneys who represented the state of Arkansas in a lawsuit over Risperdal is not reasonable and plans to appeal.
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