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AG Jennings, DOJ Fight Corporate Abuse of Class Action Settlements

Delaware leads bipartisan coalition opposing attempt to weaponize class action settlements against state law enforcement actions Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has filed an amicus brief in a Minnesota federal court opposing a corporation’s attempt to weaponize a class action settlement against a parallel law enforcement action by the Minnesota Attorney General. […]




Delaware, Reckitt Reach Suboxone Settlement

Multi-state settlement resolves allegations of improper marketing and sale of addictive withdrawal treatment Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced today that Delaware and other states have reached an agreement with pharmaceutical distributor Reckitt Benckiser Group (“Reckitt”) to settle allegations that the company, either directly or through a subsidiary, improperly marketed and otherwise promoted the drug Suboxone, […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces Multistate Settlement with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc.

Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced Thursday a multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc., for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. A multistate investigation found the companies violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting the safety and effectiveness of the devices and failing to sufficiently disclose risks associated […]




DOJ Announces String of Home Improvement Fraud Indictments

Additional victims encouraged to contact Consumer Protection Unit The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear was indicted on July 8, 2019 on charges including Racketeering, Conspiracy to […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Division of Fraud and Consumer Protection"

AG Jennings, DOJ Fight Corporate Abuse of Class Action Settlements

Delaware leads bipartisan coalition opposing attempt to weaponize class action settlements against state law enforcement actions Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Monday that Delaware has filed an amicus brief in a Minnesota federal court opposing a corporation’s attempt to weaponize a class action settlement against a parallel law enforcement action by the Minnesota Attorney General. […]




Delaware, Reckitt Reach Suboxone Settlement

Multi-state settlement resolves allegations of improper marketing and sale of addictive withdrawal treatment Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced today that Delaware and other states have reached an agreement with pharmaceutical distributor Reckitt Benckiser Group (“Reckitt”) to settle allegations that the company, either directly or through a subsidiary, improperly marketed and otherwise promoted the drug Suboxone, […]




Attorney General Jennings Announces Multistate Settlement with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc.

Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings announced Thursday a multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Ethicon, Inc., for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. A multistate investigation found the companies violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting the safety and effectiveness of the devices and failing to sufficiently disclose risks associated […]




DOJ Announces String of Home Improvement Fraud Indictments

Additional victims encouraged to contact Consumer Protection Unit The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit today announced three indictments, including separate criminal charges against two brothers, in a series of home improvement frauds targeting older Delawareans. Isaac K. Lovell, 44, of Bear was indicted on July 8, 2019 on charges including Racketeering, Conspiracy to […]




Amended Complaint Asserts Walgreens’ Liability in Opioid Epidemic

In a recent court filing in Delaware’s ongoing civil lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the prescription opioid crisis, the State asserts Walgreens’ liability for its role in the addiction epidemic as both a pharmacy and a distributor and seeks to add Walgreens to the list of manufacturer and distributor defendants. An amended complaint filed […]