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Democratic AGs Sue Fossil Fuel Companies over Allegations of Climate-Related Deception 

Delaware AG Kathy Jennings sued 31 fossil fuel companies and the industry’s trade association (collectively “Defendants”) over allegations that they knowingly misled and deceived consumers about the climate change dangers of fossil fuels, asserting claims including negligent failure to warn, trespass, public nuisance, and numerous violations of Delaware’s Consumer Fraud Act.

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False Claims Act Settlements Lead to Big Paydays for U.S. DOJ and State AGs

California AG Xavier Becerra reached a settlement with skilled nursing facility San Bernardino Convalescent Operations, Inc. d/b/a Legacy Post-Acute Rehabilitation Center and its owner and operator Legacy Standard, Inc. (collectively, “Legacy”) to resolve allegations that it wrongfully billed Medi-Cal for patients receiving subacute care by failing to provide the minimum number of nursing hours required for subacute care. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Legacy will pay $1 million to the state.  

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The State AG Report Weekly Update April 11, 2019

Cozen in the News Cozen O’Connor’s State Attorneys General Practice Provides Insight on 2019 AG Election Landscape State Attorneys General Practice Policy Adviser Kristina Howard and law clerk Emily Yu discuss the three state AG elections taking place in 2019. In the article, Howard and Yu discuss the AG elections in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi;…

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