Supreme Court of the United States, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)Ã¯Â¿Â½A leading conservative public interest law firm has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court decision that allows trial lawyers to use the federal False Claims Act as a tool for regulating the marketing activities of pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
Tarricone WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)Ã¯Â¿Â½The national trial lawyers group outlined its 2010 legislative agenda Monday, announcing that the group plans to take aim at mandatory arbitration clauses and push to expand civil liability, among other initiatives.
Radnofsky (D) AUSTIN (Legal Newsline)-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is wrong to consider possible legal action over a deal that got Senate Democrats their final 60th vote on a federal health care overhaul, his Democratic challenger says.
Shurtleff (R) SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff is still planning to take legal action against a college football playoff system that he says disadvantages his and other states.
Abbott (R) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-A group of Republican state attorneys general say they are considering possible legal action over a deal that got Senate Democrats their final 60th vote on a federal health care overhaul.
Richard Cordray (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-A group of 15 Democratic state attorneys general are asking the Federal Reserve to prohibit home loan officers and mortgage brokers from receiving incentives for steering borrowers into expensive loans.
Douglas Elmendorf WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)--The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says it stands by its analysis that medial malpractice limits would save American taxpayers billions of dollars.
U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Americans are divided on whether the trust Democrats or Republicans to overhaul the nation's health care system, which critics say is fraught with waste and lawsuit abuse, a national poll indicates.
Abbott AUSTIN(Legal Newsline)- ASARCO LLC has placed $52 million into a custodial trust fund to help bankroll environmental cleanup at the company's now-closed smelter in El Paso, the state attorney general's office said Thursday.
Myers WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)Ã¯Â¿Â½Although states are raking in billions of dollars in revenue this year from the 1998 tobacco multistate settlement, officials are spending a paltry amount on antismoking efforts, a national report says.
Terry Goddard (D-Ariz.) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)Ã¯Â¿Â½The U.S. financial industry could face another round of multistate lawsuits over their home lending practices, attorneys general told Legal Newsline.
Caldwell BATON ROUGE (Legal Newsline)-The Louisiana State Penitentiary must seek competitive bids to award a contract for livestock and other services for the annual Angola Prison Rodeo, the state attorney general's office said.