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2008 Press Releases

08-01 January 7, 2008 Tennessee Attorney General Appoints Lucy Honey Haynes Chief Deputy
08-02 January 11, 2008 Governor's Advisory Committee on Transfer of Chief Executive Powers to Submit Report to Governor Monday
08-03 January 14, 2008 Tennessee Announces Nationwide Agreement with MySpace to Boost Social Networking Safety
08-04 January 15, 2008 State Sues La Vergne Man for Alleged Unauthorized Practice of Law in Immigrant Community
08-05 January 18, 2008 Statement from Attorney General Regarding Appeal in Paul House Capital Case
08-06 February 7, 2008 Attorney General and Division of Consumer Affairs Ask Tennesseans to be Aware of Potential Price Gougers
08-07 February 8, 2008 Attorney General Cautions Tornado Victims Trying to Rebuild
08-08 February 14, 2008 Tennessee, 28 Other Attorneys General Settle Consumer Protection Claims Against Caremark
08-09 February 25, 2008 Attorney General Announces $5.9 Million Settlement of Antitrust Lawsuit Against Barr Pharmaceuticals
08-10 February 26, 2008 Tennessee Receives more than $11 Million from Merck Drug Company Settlement Resolving Failure to Pay Medicaid Rebates
08-11 February 29, 2008 Attorney General Joins Broad Coalition to Sponsor 10th Annual National Consumer Protection Week
08-12 March 3, 2008 Attorney General Cooper Names New Policy Deputy
08-13 March 3, 2008 Tennessee Reaches Agreement with Another Advertising Check Solicitor, Consumers have until Aug. 28, 2008 to File Complaints
08-14 March 5, 2008 Tennessee Attorney General Sues To Stop Alleged Unauthorized Practice of Law By Individual and Company in Middle Tennessee Immigrant Community
08-15 March 18, 2008 Attorney General Announces Settlement with Caremark for State and Federal Improper Billing Allegations
08-16 March 19, 2008 Defendants in Alleged Unauthorized Practice of Law in Middle Tennessee Immigrant Community Agrees to Stop Unlawful Conduct
08-17 March 27, 2008 Court Approves Modified Agreement for Dan and Margaret Maddox Trust Foundation
08-18 March 28, 2008 State Attorney General Stops Another Illegal Law Practice Targeting Immigrant Community Members
08-19 April 10, 2008 State Attorney General Sues Dog Kennel Owner for Contempt
08-20 April 11, 2008 Consumers Seeking Restitution from Heart Defibrillator Manufacturer Have until April 15 to Apply
08-21 April 22, 2008 Spring into Yard Work Safely, Substandard Electrical Cords Can Mean Real Danger
08-22 May 8, 2008 Tennessee Joins 49 Attorneys General Announcing Agreement with Facebook to Make Site Safer for Underage Users
08-23 May 19, 2008 Unregistered Credit Repair Companies Ordered to Stop Unlawful Conduct
08-24 May 20, 2008 Attorney General Files Judgment Against Merck Pharmaceutical Company Resolving Multistate Investigation
08-25 May 21, 2008 Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Combine Efforts with FTC to Expose Telemarketing Scams
08-26 May 29, 2008 Tennessee Settles Consumer Protection Claims Against Express Scripts Inc.
08-27 May 29, 2008 Sullivan County Court Finds Dog Kennel Owner in Civil Contempt of Temporary Injunction Order
08-28 June 5, 2008 Walgreens Agrees to Stop Alleged Improper Billing and Drug Switching, Attorney General Bob Cooper Announces
08-29 June 12, 2008 Bill to Aid TennCare Fraud Task Force Signed Today
08-30 June 20, 2008 Consumers Have Until Sept. 10 to File Complaints to be Eligible for Refunds in J K Harris Agreement
08-31 July 3, 2008 Attorney General Supports Effort Aimed at Reducing Teens' "Social Sources" of Alcohol
08-32 July 28, 2008 Bristol-Myers Squibb Settles for $389 Million to Resolve Medicaid Pharmaceutical Prices and Marketing Allegations
08-33 August 12, 2008 Consumers Have Until Sept. 10 to File Complaints to be Eligible for Refunds in J K Harris Agreement
08-34 August 18, 2008 Tennessee Attorney General’s Statement Regarding Tennessee American Water Rate Case in Chattanooga
08-35 August 29, 2008 Attorney General Cooper, District Attorney Johnson Submit Petition to Name New Maddox Foundation Trustees
08-36 September 9, 2008 Probate Court Approves New Maddox Foundation Trustees
08-37 September 12, 2008 Attorney General Asks Tennesseans to be Aware of Potential Price Gougers in Wake of Hurricane Ike
08-38 September 15, 2008 Governor, Attorney General and Department of Commerce and Insurance Keeping Watch on Fuel Situation
08-39 October 7, 2008 Tennessee, 32 States Reach Landmark $62 Million Settlement with Eli Lilly Resolving Improper Marketing Claims
08-40 October 8, 2008 Attorney General Cooper Announces Agreement with Shell Oil to Curb Tobacco Sales to Minors
08-41 October 16, 2008 Pharmaceutical Company Cephalon to Pay $425 Million for Off-Label Drug Marketing
08-42 October 22, 2008 TN Attorney General Files Judgment with Pfizer Inc. Resolving Allegations of Deceptive Marketing of Bextra and Celebrex
08-43 October 27, 2008 State Files Suit Against BlueHippo For Alleged Deceptive Claims, Requests Asset Freeze, Halt to Alleged Unlawful Activities
08-44 October 28, 2008 Attorney General Files Suit Against Foreclosure Rescue Company
08-45 November 18, 2008 Attorney General Files Suit Against Tennessee Foreclosure Rescue Company, Requests Asset Freeze, Halt to Alleged Unlawful Activities
08-46 December 15, 2008 Tennessee, 38 Other States Reach $12 Million Settlement with Toy Maker Mattel Resolving Lead Paint Investigation
08-47 December 16, 2008 Tennessee Leads Largest State Settlement with a Dietary Supplement Producer
08-48 December 18, 2008 Montgomery County Judge Awards State $10.8 Million in Case Against Lender who Targeted Ft. Campbell Soldiers

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