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Federal Government, State AGs Reach $25 Billion Agreement With Banks Over Foreclosures
Posted on 9 Feb 2012 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Feb. 9 that the federal government, attorneys general from 49 states and five national banks have reached a $25 billion settlement to resolve issues stemming from the lenders'... Read More

State Attorneys General Allowed To Sue Even After Nationwide Class Action Settlement
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

By the Consumer Financial Services Group When a defendant settles a nationwide class action suit, it hopes to gain global peace and finality. However, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida limited the finality afforded... Read More

Dem AGs Rebuff GOP Governors On Health Care Lawsuits
Posted on 31 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX – (AP) Republican governors in two western states want to join in legal challenges to recent federal health care legislation, but each is meeting stiff resistance from the same obstacle: an attorney general from the rival party. Amid campaign... Read More

Government Sues 3 Biggest Credit Cards, Settles With 2
Posted on 5 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Justice Department on Monday sued the three largest U.S. credit card companies for anticompetitive practices and reached a proposed settlement with two of them, MasterCard and Visa. "We want to put more money in consumers'... Read More