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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

    Thursday, August 06, 2020 | 01:38pm

    Nashville – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with 21 other state attorneys general, co-signed a letter to Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. The legislation would help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal options where appropriate. The extension of reasonable civil liability protections is needed at both the state and federal levels for businesses, manufacturers of personal protective equipment, first responders, healthcare workers, healthcare facilities, members of law enforcement and other individuals and entities.

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  • AG Slatery Reaches Settlement with Medicaid Done Right (MDR)

    Monday, July 27, 2020 | 04:06pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has reached a settlement agreement with Medicaid Done Right (MDR) following allegations that the company misrepresented itself as authorized by or affiliated with the government to assist with TennCare/Medicaid applications.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Apple, Google to Ensure All Contact Tracing Apps Protect Personal Information

    Tuesday, June 16, 2020 | 04:57pm

    Nashville – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and a bipartisan coalition of 38 attorneys general asked Google and Apple to ensure all contact tracing and exposure notification apps related to COVID-19 adequately protect consumers’ personal information. Specifically, the coalition asked Google and Apple to guarantee that such apps, when available to consumers, are affiliated with a public health authority and removed from Google Play and the App Store once no longer needed by public health authorities.

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  • AG Slatery Sues Physician for TennCare Fraud

    Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 01:36pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery III filed a lawsuit in Davidson County Chancery Court today alleging that neurologist, James P. Anderson, and his corporation, Affiliated Neurologists, violated the Tennessee Medicaid False Claims Act.

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  • AG Slatery Joins Latest Complaint against Price Fixing in the Generic Drug Industry

    Wednesday, June 10, 2020 | 12:08pm

    (Nashville) – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III joined a coalition of 50 states and the District of Columbia filing the third lawsuit stemming from an antitrust investigation into a widespread conspiracy by generic drug manufacturers to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for generic drugs sold across the United States. This new Complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, focuses on 80 topical generic drugs that account for billions of dollars of sales in the United States. The Complaint names 26 corporate Defendants and 10 individual Defendants. The lawsuit seeks damages, civil penalties, and actions by the court to restore competition to the generic drug market.

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  • AG Slatery Works to Expose Illegal Robocallers

    Friday, June 05, 2020 | 11:15am

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with the State Attorneys General Robocall Working Group, is encouraging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to facilitate continued collaboration among state attorneys general and telecom companies to coordinate tracing back illegal robocalls to their source.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Fund Expanded Access to Broadband

    Friday, May 22, 2020 | 10:06am

    Nashville- General Herbert H. Slatery III has joined 38 attorneys general in urging Congress to help ensure that all Americans have the home internet connectivity necessary to participate in telemedicine, teleschooling, and telework as part of any additional legislation that provides relief and recovery resources related to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Pass Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 02:47pm

    Nashville- General Herbert H. Slatery III is joining a bipartisan coalition of state attorneys general urging Congress to pass S.3607, the Safeguarding America’s First Responders Act. The Act would permit the families of first responders, who die or are permanently and totally disabled as a result of COVID-19 to receive the same federal benefits extended to first responders, or their survivors, otherwise killed or injured in the line of duty. Current federal law would only allow survivors access to certain benefits if evidence is provided proving the deceased or permanently disabled first responder contracted COVID-19 while on duty.

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  • AG Slatery Announces over $550 Million Settlement with Nation’s Largest Subprime Auto Financing Company

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 | 03:54pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III and a coalition of 34 attorneys general, today announced a settlement with Santander Consumer USA Inc. (Santander) that includes approximately $550 million in relief for consumers with more relief in additional deficiency waivers expected. The settlement resolves allegations that Santander violated consumer protection laws by exposing subprime consumers to unnecessarily high levels of risk and knowingly placing these consumers into auto loans with a high probability of default.

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  • AG Slatery Files Lawsuit Against the Rustic Flag Company

    Friday, May 15, 2020 | 05:00pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has filed a civil enforcement complaint under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) against The Rustic Flag Company (RFC) and its owner, Justin Scott, for engaging in deceptive and unfair trade practices.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Expansion of Illegal Robocall Response

    Tuesday, May 05, 2020 | 11:48am

    Nashville –Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III recently joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general in calling on USTelecom – the leading organization representing telecommunications providers – and its Industry Traceback Group (ITG) to continue its collaboration with state attorneys general by bolstering technological capabilities to improve enforcement against illegal robocallers.

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  • Attorney General Issues Opinion on Scope of Governor’s Emergency Orders

    Monday, April 27, 2020 | 03:26pm

    Nashville- Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, responding to a request from Lt. Governor Randy McNally and Speaker Cameron Sexton, has issued an Opinion regarding the priority of Governor Bill Lee’s series of executive orders governing the State’s emergency response during the COVID-19 health crisis.

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