Greg Abbott HOUSTON(Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has obtained a temporary restraining order against several people accused of conspiring to steal homes from deceased homeowners and their heirs.
Melvyn Weiss LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)-Famed securities attorney Melvyn Weiss, who made a lucrative practice out of suing corporations on behalf of shareholders, was sentenced Monday to 30 months in federal prison.
Ted Frank WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-The U.S. Supreme Court will end the long-running class-action lawsuit over the Exxon Valdez spill any Monday between today and June 23, when it issues a ruling before the high court's term recesses.
Mark Lanier HOUSTON(Legal Newsline)--The famed Houston plaintiffs' attorney who Thursday saw a Texas appeals court toss out his client's $26.1 million verdict against Merck & Co. Inc. over the company's drug Vioxx said his client will appeal.
Greg Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has agreed not to target people who collect others' mail-in ballots for them as part of a settlement with the Texas Democratic Party.
Greg Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has more than $7 million in campaign cash, raising speculation that the Republican might be considering a run for higher office.
Greg Abbott DALLAS(Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday reached a $58 million settlement with Merck & Co. Inc., capping three years of litigation by 29 state attorneys general.
AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)-A bevy of opinions issued last year by the Texas Supreme Court were written anonymously, so voters have no way of knowing where particular justices stand on many cases, a watchdog group says.
Greg Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday, May 8, reached an agreement with one of the Lone State's largest payday lenders over claims the company recklessly disposed of consumers' financial information.
Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell BATON ROUGE(Legal Newsline)- Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell says he will leave others to campaign for their favorite presidential hopeful, noting he "likes" them all.
Greg Abbott DALLAS (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday called for a "one strike and you're out" law for sexually oriented businesses, including adult bookstores and strip clubs.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (Legal Newsline)-A new Internet site that touts itself as a platform to "simplify the lawsuit process" is drawing criticism from legal reformers who say SueEasy is seeking to make the nation even more litigious than it is already.
Louisiana Supreme Court BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Supreme Court on Tuesday unanimously ruled that homeowners insurance policies do not have to cover damages caused by levee breaches in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
AUSTIN (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has been asked for a legal opinion on whether a group health plan is required to provide the same number of outpatient visits for mental illnesses and physical illnesses.