Monthly Archives: August 2022

Attorney General Josh Stein Fights to Protect Airline Customers

August 31, 2022 – Attorney General Josh Stein today asked Congress to allow attorneys general to enforce state and federal consumer protections for airline travelers. This request comes after attorneys general received thousands of complaints from outraged passengers, claiming airlines have failed in their service responsibilities, causing significant frustrations and unnecessary challenges. The North Carolina… Read more »

DC announces $2.54 settlement with Instacart over claims it misled consumers

August 21, 2022 – D.C.’s Attorney General announced a settlement this week with online delivery company, Instacart, over accusations that the company misled consumers in the District. The settlement resolves a lawsuit filed by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) in 2020, alleging that, from 2016 until 2018, Instacart falsely led consumers to believe… Read more »

Percocet maker Endo International files for bankruptcy

August 17, 2022 – Opioid maker Endo International has filed for bankruptcy to limit liability from lawsuits related to opioid addiction and to reduce billions of dollars of debt. In conjunction with the filing, Endo agreed in principle with state attorneys general to provide up to $450 million to state and local governments, ban the… Read more »

Texas AG Ken Paxton joins opposition for new EPA regulations

August 12, 2022 – Ken Paxton joined in on a multi-state letter to the Environmental Protection Agency objecting to the potential adoption of National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for greenhouse gases. Attorneys General from 19 states, including Texas, submitted a letter addressed to Michael S. Regan, Administrator of the EPA, opposing air quality standards… Read more »

Nationwide Task Force Formed, Aimed at Eliminating Robocalls

August 2, 2022 – Connecticut’s Attorney General wants to stop robocalls and hold those who enable them accountable. William Tong has announced the formation of the nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force. It’s a 50-state coalition and Connecticut is taking a leadership role, being part of its Executive Committee. In a news conference Tuesday, Tong said… Read more »