Office of the Attorney General Files Amicus Brief to Defend Texas’s Right to Protect its Citizens
The Office of the Attorney General of Texas (“OAG”) filed a multistate amicus brief in the Philadelphia-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to prevent the federal government from unduly preempting state laws designed to safeguard Americans’ health.
Office of the Attorney General Issues Consumer Alert Warning Texans of Companies that May Appear to Be Government Agencies
The Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) issues this consumer alert to help ensure that Texans are not deceived by companies appearing as though they may be government agencies.
Paxton Announces Lawsuit Against Hilton For Violations of Texas Consumer Protection Laws and Lack of Price Transparency
Attorney General Paxton filed another lawsuit against a global hotel chain for misleading consumers about the true costs of hotel rooms in violation of Texas consumer protection laws.
Paxton Announces Second Investigation into Texas Hospital for Potentially Unlawfully Performing “Gender Transitioning” Procedures
Attorney General Paxton has announced an investigation into Texas Children’s Hospital to determine if the entity is actively engaging in illegal behavior and performing “gender transitioning” procedures on children.
Paxton Secures Agreement with Marriott to End Hidden Hotel Fees and Ensure Transparency
Attorney General Paxton has entered into a settlement with Marriott International, Inc. (“Marriott”) to ensure that the global hotel company properly discloses “resort fees” and other hidden costs to consumers in its advertisements and during the room booking process.
Paxton Sues Hyatt Hotels for Deceptive Trade Practices Regarding the True Price of Hotel Rooms
Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against Hyatt Hotels Corporation d/b/a Hyatt Corporation; Hyatt Franchising, LLC (“Hyatt”), one of the largest hotel operators in the country, for violating Texas consumer protection laws by marketing hotel rooms at prices that were not available to the public as advertised.
Paxton Announces $8 Million Settlement with Google Over the Big Tech Company’s Deceptive Advertising
Attorney General Paxton announced an $8 million settlement with Google for its deceptive advertisements that promoted the Google Pixel 4 smartphone.
Paxton Announces Investigation into Dell Children’s Medical Center for the Potentially Illegal Performance of Gender Transitioning Procedures
Attorney General Paxton has announced an investigation into the Dell Children’s Medical Center to uncover whether “gender transitioning” procedures were unlawfully performed on minor children.
Paxton Announces Distribution of $141 Million to Customers of TurboTax That Were Misled into Paying for Tax Filing
Attorney General Paxton has announced that $141 million will be distributed to Intuit TurboTax customers who were misled into paying Intuit to file their federal tax returns.
Paxton Launches Investigation into Gain-of-Function Research and Misrepresentations by Covid-19 Vaccine Manufacturers
Attorney General Paxton launched an investigation into the pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson concerning whether they engaged in gain-of-function research and misled the public about doing so.