Martha Coakley News

Massachusetts AG Sees Foreclosure Deal With Banks Likely

The Massachusetts attorney general who sued five major banks over allegedly deceptive foreclosure practices says it’s likely some states will settle with the banks. Martha Coakley told the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Wednesday she’ll keep an open mind as …

Mass. AG Coakley Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Back Insurance Mandate

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting a key provision in the federal health care law. The high court is expected to hear arguments this year on the constitutionality of a requirement …

Mass. AG Wants to Put Brakes on ‘Excessive’ Homeowners Insurance Rate

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging the State Rating Board to hold a hearing to scrutinize the data insurers use to set homeowners insurance rates in her state. The Attorney General’s office says it is estimating possible overcharges of …

Coakley Urges Massachusetts Regulators to Reject Rate Hike by Progressive

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is urging state insurance regulators to reject Progressive’s request for a 23.5 percent rate hike for commercial auto coverage. Coakley’s office says Progressive’s rates were excessive and unfair to Massachusetts businesses and that the information …

Massachusetts Attorney General Wants Tougher Workers’ Comp Penalties

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley wants more severe criminal penalties for businesses that go without workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. A bill filed earlier this month by Coakley’s office would make failure to carry worker’s compensation coverage equal to …