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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Offers Tips for Avoiding Tax Scams

Attorney General Dave Yost is urging Ohioans to watch out for scammers this tax season and to protect their personal information and refund dollars.


Former Steubenville Police Officer Among Five Men Sentenced Today for Poaching Scheme

A former Steubenville police officer was sentenced today along with four other men for running an illegal poaching scheme in Jefferson County, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Ohio Attorney General Yost Calls on the State Medical Board to Immediately Suspend License of Dr. William Husel Due to Allegations of Failure to Properly Administer Drugs to at least 34 Patients

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today called for the State Medical Board of Ohio to immediately suspend Dr. William Husel’s, D.O., license to practice medicine in Ohio amid allegations that he ordered excessively high doses of fentanyl and other drugs for critically ill or near end-of-life patients at the Mount Carmel Health System.


Pennsylvania Company Found Guilty of Hazardous Waste Violations at Cuyahoga County Facility

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that a Pennsylvania company must pay restitution and fines totaling $30,000 for exceeding the allowable amount of hazardous waste stored at its facility in Cuyahoga County.


Attorney General Yost and 45 Attorneys General Reach a $120 Million Settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Certain Johnson & Johnson Owned Companies About Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Devices

Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that he and 45 other Attorneys General reached a $120 million settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Johnson & Johnson owned companies Medical Device Business Services, Inc. (formerly DePuy, Inc.), DePuy Products, Inc., DePuy Synthes Inc. and DePuy Synthes Sales, Inc. to resolve allegations that DePuy unlawfully promoted their metal-on-metal hip implant devices, the ASR XL and the Pinnacle Ultamet.


Attorney General DeWine Calls for Action to Protect the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to act quickly to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes and to use federal funding for the project. 


Attorney General DeWine Announces $12 Million in Debt Relief for Ohioans in Multistate Settlement with For-Profit College

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a multistate settlement with Career Education Corporation, a for-profit college provider that operated several schools, including Sanford-Brown, Le Cordon Bleu, and International Academy of Design & Technology.