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  • Attorney General’s Office and Commerce & Insurance Join CFTC to Stop Nationwide Precious Metals IRA, Bullion Coin Scheme

    Friday, September 25, 2020 | 10:12am

    Nashville-The Tennessee Attorney General’s Office and the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance announced today that they are participating in a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to disrupt a fraudulent precious metals scheme that has solicited more than $185 million from seniors and other investors across the United States.

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  • AG Slatery Reaches $60 Million Multistate Surgical Mesh Settlement

    Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 02:08pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company requiring payment of $60 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

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  • Former ITT Students to Receive $330 Million in Debt Relief

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 02:46pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III has secured an agreement to obtain nearly $15 million in loan forgiveness on 2,068 loans for former ITT Tech students in Tennessee. The agreement is part of a settlement with 43 attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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  • AG Slatery Responds to Passing of Chief U.S. District Judge for East Tennessee

    Thursday, September 10, 2020 | 04:57pm

    “This is a sad day for Knoxville and our State. As coming days will show, Judge Pam Reeves had the well-deserved and widely held respect of lawyers, judges and community leaders in Tennessee for many years. She not only accomplished a lot against long odds, she did it with a grace and determination rarely seen. President Teddy Roosevelt said, ‘People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.’ Well, Judge Reeves knew a lot, but I never met anyone who thought she didn’t care. In fact, it was just the opposite. You saw her smile, compassion and energy in the first ten seconds of meeting her. We are profoundly sad in losing her.”

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  • AG Slatery Announces $84 Million Multistate Settlement with Honda

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 02:46pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced an $84 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”), over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. The systems were designed and manufactured by Takata Corporation, a long-time Honda supplier, and were first installed in Honda vehicles in the 2001 model year.

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  • Ruling Against Plaintiffs in Hep C Inmate Case Upheld

    Monday, August 24, 2020 | 05:35pm

    Nashville- The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has affirmed a federal judge’s decision against a group of inmates with chronic Hepatitis C (“HCV”) who sought to challenge Tennessee Department of Correction (“TDOC”) policies and procedures.

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  • AG Slatery Urges Congress to Expand Funding for Crime Victims

    Monday, August 24, 2020 | 01:09pm

    Nashville- Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III joins a coalition of state and territorial attorneys general representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories urging Congress to adopt key changes to the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) that provide critical financial support to victims of violent crimes and their families.

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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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