Monthly Archives: January 2018

Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality

January 16, 2018 – The legal fight against the Federal Communications Commission’s recent repeal of so-called net neutrality regulations began on Tuesday, with a flurry of lawsuits filed to block the agency’s action. One suit, filed by 21 state attorneys general, said the agency’s actions broke federal law. The commission’s rollback of net neutrality rules… Read more »

Federal Judge Invites States to Discuss Opioid Crisis

January 11, 2018 – A federal judge who’s overseeing lawsuits from around the country against the pharmaceutical industry has invited state attorneys general to join discussions and provide input. Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland is overseeing a consolidated case involving dozens of suits filed by communities against drugmakers and drug distributors. Polster told The Associated… Read more »

Paxton, Other Attorneys General Reach $45M Mortgage Foreclosure Settlement

January 3, 2018 – Attorney General Ken Paxton and 48 other attorneys general reached a $45 million settlement Tuesday with PHH Mortgage Corporation for improperly serviced mortgage loans, according to a press release from Paxton’s office. The settlement stipulates PHH must follow certain mortgage servicing standards, run audits and furnish audit results. It also pays… Read more »