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AGs in Solar-darity in Fight Against Allegedly Deceptive Solar Panel Sales Practices

Florida AG Ashley Moody brought lawsuits against two solar energy companies, SetUp My Solar, Inc. and Vision Solar FL, LLC, and related individuals for allegedly violating the state’s consumer protection law and home solicitation sale law by misleading consumers about the installation, pricing, and incentives associated with solar panel systems.

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Rhode Island Company Allegedly Operated a “Going Green” Grift

Rhode Island AG Peter F. Neronha filed a lawsuit against Smart Green Solar, LLC and its CEO (together, “Smart Green”) for allegedly violating the Rhode Island Deceptive Trade Practices Act by engaging in deceptive practices in the sale of solar panels. According to the complaint, Smart Green’s door-to-door salespeople promised consumers they would receive a…

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PFAS-t and Furious: Five More AGs Sue “Forever Chemical” Manufacturers

Arizona AG Kris Mayes, Maryland AG Anthony G. Brown, Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum, Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha, and Washington AG Bob Ferguson filed separate lawsuits against manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) for alleged violations of state environmental and consumer protection laws related to PFAS contamination in their respective states’ waterways. The Arizona,…

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AGs Seek En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Decision on ERISA Plan Insurers’ Obligations

A group of 16 Democratic AGs filed an amicus brief supporting plaintiffs-appellees’ petition for rehearing en banc in Wit v. United Behavioral Health—a case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in which beneficiaries of health plans governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 challenged denials of coverage for mental health and substance use disorder services.

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Rhode Island Attorney General and FTC Team Up to Block Merger of Healthcare Systems

Rhode Island AG Peter Neronha issued a decision pursuant to his authority under Rhode Island’s Hospitals Conversions Act denying a proposed merger between healthcare systems Lifespan Corporation and Care New England Health System as a violation of both state and federal antitrust laws.

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