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Seroquel settlement worth $68.5M

Keith Loria Mar. 10, 2011, 9:23am

Abbott WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Thirty-eight state attorneys general, including Greg Abbott of Texas, announced a record-breaking $68.5 million agreement with a drug company Thursday over allegations of improper marketing practices.

***FOR PRINT *** Seroquel settlement worth $68.5M

Keith Loria Mar. 10, 2011, 9:20am

Abbott WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - Thirty-eight state attorneys general, including Greg Abbott of Texas, announced a record-breaking $68.5 million agreement with a drug company Thursday over allegations of improper marketing practices.

Abbott, feds settle with Mylan

Keith Loria Jan. 3, 2011, 8:14am

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced on Thursday that the Texas Medicaid program will receive $23 million of a $65 million state/federal settlement with a drug manufacturer that allegedly reported inaccurate drug prices.

Abbott gets debt relief firm to release $3.7M

Keith Loria Dec. 7, 2010, 4:14am

Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has obtained a court order against a now-bankrupt debt relief firm to release $3.7 million in client funds that were allegedly fraudulently obtained.

** PRINT *** Abbott settles with bankrupt debt relief firm

Keith Loria Dec. 7, 2010, 4:12am

Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced on Friday that he has obtained a court order against a now-bankrupt debt relief firm to release $3.7 million in client funds that were allegedly fraudulently obtained.

New Braunfels clinic must pay $86K to state

Keith Loria Nov. 8, 2010, 7:14am

A New Braunfels health clinic will have to pay $86,000 to the state of Texas for buying unlicensed medications.

** FOR PRINT ONLY ** Texas AG reaches agreement over unapproved medical injections

Keith Loria Nov. 8, 2010, 7:12am

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Twelve AGs will lead probe into foreclosure documents

Keith Loria Oct. 14, 2010, 7:14am

Blumenthal HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced on Wednesday that he will be one of a dozen state attorneys general on a committee that will lead an inquiry into banks allegedly involved in defective foreclosure documents.

Eight states settle lending suit for $23M

Keith Loria Oct. 6, 2010, 1:29pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced on Wednesday that Colorado will receive $900,000 from a financial institution's banks that allegedly practiced deceptive lending practices as part of a $23.7 million multi-state settlement.

Couple deceived parents in college prep marketing scheme, Abbott says

Keith Loria Oct. 6, 2010, 9:45am

DALLAS (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced on Monday that he has resolved an enforcement action against a couple who allegedly misrepresented that their college entrance exam preparatory materials were requested by some students.

PRINT-Exam prep company pays in Texas

Keith Loria Oct. 6, 2010, 9:42am

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Gym reaches settlement with Abbott

Keith Loria Sep. 2, 2010, 5:51am

Abbott AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday announced that his office has secured a deal with a fitness center that allegedly deceived its customers with fake past-due bills.

Abbott defends Texas open meetings law

Keith Loria Jul. 14, 2010, 6:28am

Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed a brief on Monday that defended the Texas Open Meetings Act, which is intended to protect transparency and openness in government.

Abbott: Don't believe insurance ad

Keith Loria Jul. 12, 2010, 7:00am

Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a company behind a television ad that he says claims Texans can lose their home without adequate auto insurance.

Abbott takes aim at water company

Keith Loria Jun. 10, 2010, 12:24pm

Abbott MAY, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced on Monday that he has filed an enforcement action against a water service company that allegedly failed to provide safe drinking water to Brownwood residents.

Texas AG turns heat on tanning salon

Keith Loria May 20, 2010, 3:15am

AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Three owners of a San Antonio tanning salon have been charged by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott with violating the state's consumer and health and safety laws.

Abbott sues TaxMasters CEO

Keith Loria May 18, 2010, 6:50am

Abbott HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced Thursday that his office has filed an enforcement action against a Houston-based tax resolution company and its owner over allegedly misleading customers.

Abbott secures $20M settlement for investors

Keith Loria Sep. 10, 2009, 7:31am

Abbott (R) AUSTIN (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced Friday that he has reached a settlement that will restore more than $20 million to defrauded investors.

Abbott looks to recover $4.6 million from debt settlement company

Keith Loria Aug. 24, 2009, 6:45am

Abbott (R) AUSTIN(Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced that he was taking legal action against a bankrupt debt settlement company that withheld funds from its clients.

Abbott settles with dietary supplement distributor

Keith Loria Jul. 23, 2009, 10:00am

Acai berries FORT WORTH (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced Tuesday that the State has resolved its investigation into an Arlington dietary supplements on-line distributor.