Attorney General Peterson Reaches Settlement with Takata

LINCOLN - Attorney General Doug Peterson announced today a settlement with TK Holdings, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Takata, over allegations that the company concealed safety issues related to its airbag systems which were installed in a wide variety of vehicles.  TK Holdings, Inc. filed a bankruptcy case in chapter 11 in June 2017, and its reorganization plan has been confirmed by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.  The consent decree and settlement agreement have been presented to that court for approval.

Attorney General Peterson and 50 Other Attorneys General Reach Settlement with BIPI

Attorney General Doug Peterson and 50 Other State Attorneys General Reach a $13.5 Million Consumer Settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Concerning Its Off-Label Promotion of Four Prescription Drugs

The Attorneys General have reached a $13.5 million settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BIPI) regarding the alleged off-label marketing and misleading promotion of four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®.

AGO Provides Information Regarding Western Union Fund for Victims of Fraud

Nebraskans who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union's wire transfer service may now apply for compensation from a $586 million dollar fund administered by the U.S. Department of Justice's Victim Asset Recovery Program.  This fund is related to a multi-state settlement with Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson and 49 other states, the District of Columbia, and Western Union that was first announced in January 2017. Nebraskans may be eligible to receive compensation if they were a victim of a fraud-induced transfer using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017.