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McDaniel Demands Termination of Payday Lending in Arkansas

March 19, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he is sending letters to "payday lending" businesses operating under a license in Arkansas, asking them to stop the practice immediately. McDaniel defines "payday" lending …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL MCDANIEL SUES ABBOTT AND FOURNIER FOR ILLEGIALLY BLOCKING GENERIC COMPETITION TO TRICOR

March 19, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the State of Arkansas has joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in filing a lawsuit charging Abbott Laboratories and French drug company Fournier with …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL DUSTIN MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT OF ANTITRUST LAWSUIT AGAINST BARR PHARMACEUTICALS

February 26, 2008

Little Rock, AR - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the settlement of a lawsuit against the drug company, Barr Pharmaceuticals. The lawsuit, joined by thirty-three other states, and the District of Columbia, alleged that Barr …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL JOINS 28 OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN SETTLING CONSUMER PROTECTION CLAIMS AGAINST CAREMARK

February 15, 2008

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that he along with Attorneys General from 28 other states, entered into a settlement of consumer protection claims against Caremark Rx, L.L.C., one of the nation's largest …   - Read More >


McDaniel Announces $11 Million Settlement With Drug Manufacturer Merck

February 07, 2008

LITTLE ROCK - Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that the Arkansas Medicaid program will receive $11,371,948 as part of two separate global settlements totaling $649 million with Merck & Co., Inc.. The settlements involve 49 …   - Read More >


McDaniel Files Suit against Deceptive Veterans Charity

December 13, 2007

LITTLE ROCK-Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced the filing of a consumer protection lawsuit against a Washington State-based organization which calls itself The American Veterans Coalition ("AVC"). The lawsuit alleges that AVC …   - Read More >


McDaniel Files Suit Against Ferrellgas

December 04, 2007

Deceptive Trade Practices Alleged

 

LITTLE ROCK- Yesterday, the Attorney General's office, on behalf of the State of Arkansas and 45,000 Arkansas Ferrellgas customers, filed suit against Ferrellgas for violations of the Arkansas …   - Read More >


McDaniel First Arkansan Named Aspen-Rodel Fellow

November 28, 2007

LITTLE ROCK - Thursday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel will depart for Aspen, Colorado to participate in three days of meetings with the third class of the Aspen Institute's Rodel Fellows program. He is the first Arkansan selected as a …   - Read More >


McDaniel to Supports Gun Ownership Rights for Citizens at High Court

November 27, 2007

McDaniel to Support Gun Ownership Rights for Citizens at High Court


LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced his intent to support the Second Amendment as a "right to bear arms" for individuals, not just militia …   - Read More >


Attorney General McDaniel Files Suit Against Out-of-business Auto Dealership & Owner

August 27, 2007

Hyundai Dealership Failed to Pay Off Trade-in Vehicles and Failed to Honor other Commitments to Consumers

LITTLE ROCK- Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a lawsuit against McKay Motors, LLC as well as John P. McKay who operated …   - Read More >