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The plaintiff's victory in a lawsuit alleging retaliation in hiring practices by a past employer offers lessons to businesses about the importance of carefully considering and documenting personnel decisions, according to a Connecticut attorney.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A California man and New York woman are suing a health foods company over claims it misrepresented that eating its nut-based candy bars would prevent weight gain.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The state of Washington's House Health Care & Wellness Committee advanced Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request bill to raise the sale age of tobacco and vapor products to 21 last week.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission explained its competition enforcement and advocacy work for state regulatory boards and licensing requirements for occupations, trades and professions in testimony presented to a subcommittee from the U.S. Senate.
FLINT, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is warning Flint residents as they deal with hardships stemming from the contamination of their drinking water that these types of crises can also create opportunities for scam artists.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission, along with Maine’s Office of the Attorney General, reached a settlement with Direct Alternatives and Original Organics LLC to resolve allegations of deceptive claims and advertising.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – HSBC Bank USA NA and its affiliates settled for $470 million with the Justice Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and numerous state attorneys general over allegations of mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses.
California AG files lawsuit against Southern California Gas Co. in connection to recent methane leak
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris filed a lawsuit against Southern California Gas Co. over alleged violations of California law in connection to a massive methane leak from the company’s Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Washington State Attorney General’s Office announced the filing of a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court that alleges campaign finance violations by the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC).
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – In a consumer-protection lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge alleged that a group of automobile dealerships and their owners engaged in deceptive practices.