Private Attorney General


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Private Attorney General

A private citizen who commences a lawsuit to enforce a legal right that benefits the community as a whole.

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Rather, he was prosecuting a claim on behalf of the government and acting as an agent or private attorney general for the government, and he was awarded for the information and services he provided while prosecuting that claim.
Some attorneys have chosen to pursue reimbursement under the Private Attorney General doctrine rather than using the lower reimbursement rates contained in provisions of the Revenue and Taxation Code.
Some of the topics will include how state wage and hour laws differ from federal laws, amendments to the Private Attorney General Act of 2004, required payroll records, how to calculate daily and weekly overtime, timecard requirements in the electronic age, and the rules for determining who qualifies as an exempt employee.
For that reason, proponents of the private attorney general analogy
under a private attorney general theory because the plaintiffs furthered
The defendant, in effect, is "asserting that he must be recognized as a private attorney general, protecting the Fourth Amendment rights of the public at large," explains Columbia University Professor of Constitutional Law Henry Monaghan.
She has brought the action as a Private Attorney General on behalf of all California residents who have been misled about Zoloft.
Book authored by Seyfarth employment partner David Kadue covers thicket of workplace laws and regulations that make California "the most burdensome state" to operate a business; new wave of "bounty hunter" and "sue your boss" lawsuits under state's Labor Code Private Attorney General Act
Clancy, a candidate for San Fernando Valley city council acting as a private attorney general, sued the TV cable giant to prohibit pay-per- view adult broadcasts and demand it forfeit profits made from porn.
com) today announced that a private attorney general lawsuit has been filed against major Wall Street brokerages for unfair and unreasonable fees in the sale of municipal bonds.
USA is committed to helping safeguard the financial integrity of the Medicare Trust Fund and believes the private attorney general provisions of the Medicare as Secondary Payer Statute provide a powerful tool to rejuvenate the Trust Fund's long-term financial condition by enhancing federal civil law enforcement.
Some of Pascucci's representative matters include representing major telecommunications companies in state and federal courts and; obtaining the first published decision in the United States applying entry barriers provisions of the Telecommunications Act to wireless carriers; supervising responsibility for multiple complex patent, trademark and trade secret litigation cases; and defending complex class actions and private attorney general actions.