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Seroquel settlement worth $68.5M

By Keith Loria | Mar 10, 2011

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

By Keith Loria | Mar 10, 2011

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

By Keith Loria | Jan 3, 2011

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

By Keith Loria | Dec 7, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Dec 7, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Nov 8, 2010

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

Twelve AGs will lead probe into foreclosure documents

By Keith Loria | Oct 14, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Oct 6, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Oct 6, 2010

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.

Gym reaches settlement with Abbott

By Keith Loria | Sep 2, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Jul 14, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Jul 12, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Jun 10, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | May 20, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | May 18, 2010

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

By Keith Loria | Sep 10, 2009

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

By Keith Loria | Aug 24, 2009

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

By Keith Loria | Jul 23, 2009

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.

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