When the mortgage crisis hit Maryland, Attorney General Gansler got Maryland homeowners the foreclosure relief they needed, took on the predatory lenders, and brought the stakeholders together to ensure this wouldn't happen again.
Attorney General Gansler understands that prosecuting businesses that cheat and deceive consumers not only protects consumers, it protects legitimate businesses that play by the rules – businesses we need to bring jobs to the state and build our economy. As a direct result of inquiries, investigations, and/or complaints brought by Attorney General Gansler:
Fighting against the rising costs of healthcare, Attorney General Gansler took on pharmaceutical companies that have tried to make a quick buck by cheating the State and consumers -- saving Maryland taxpayers millions of dollars and requiring pharmaceutical companies adequately disclose drug side effects to consumers.
Discovered Maryland State Retirement and Pension System entitled to $72,956,188 from Milliman, Inc., an actuarial firm, as the result of a breach of the professional standards of care that continued undetected for 22 years, resulting in a breach of its contracts with the System.
Since taking office, Doug Gansler has distinguished himself by prosecuting polluters of the Chesapeake Bay, protecting consumers from corporate and insurance fraud, safeguarding the public from gangs, and attacking the underbelly of the Internet. More