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New Jersey solicits outside counsel, becomes fourth state to sue Volkswagen

Feb. 12, 2016, 9:52am by Greg Travis

Citing violations that fall under the federal Air Pollution Control Act and the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, the State of New Jersey recently filed suit against Volkswagen, alleging that the German automaker is in violation of state and federal clean air laws due to the excess diesel emissions of its vehicles. more...

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Georgia woman accuses Equity Experts of unlawful collection practices

Feb. 12, 2016, 12:10pm by Robbie Hargett

AUGUSTA, Georgia (Legal Newsline) - A Georgia woman is suing a debt collection services, alleging it engages in unlawful debt collection practices.

EEOC settles for $50,000 with Randstad over disability discrimination allegations

Feb. 12, 2016, 12:03pm by Mark Iandolo

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Randstad US LP, has agreed to pay $50,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to resolve allegations of disability discrimination.

Minn. SC extends time for whistleblowers to file suit; Attorney says other questions unanswered

Feb. 12, 2016, 9:17am by Karen Kidd

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Despite affirming an extended statute of limitations, a recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision leaves unanswered questions in certain cases filed under the state's Whistleblower Act, an attorney familiar with the legislation says.

New Jersey man alleges Angie's List manipulates results

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:39pm by Robbie Hargett

NEWARK, New Jersey (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey man is suing Angie's List, alleging it manipulates its search results for its own gain.

California woman blames data breach on Web.com Group

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:31pm by Robbie Hargett

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A California woman is suing a web services provider, alleging its negligence caused a data breach.

South Dakota customer alleges Seagate sold defective hard drives

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:25pm by Robbie Hargett

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A South Dakota man is suing hard drive manufacturer, alleging it has repeatedly failed to sell non-defective hard drives.

Investor alleges Cigna violated Securities Exchange Act

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:16pm by Robbie Hargett

HARTFORD, Connecticut (Legal Newsline) - An investor is suing Cigna and certain of its top officials, alleging they made false statements to investors about the company's business.

Washington attorney general comments on Arlene's Flowers Supreme Court case

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:09pm by Mark Iandolo

OLYMPIA, Washington (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has released a statement following Arlene’s Flowers response brief for the state Supreme Court after allegations it discriminated against gay and lesbian customers.

Alabama attorney general leads coalition opposing Persuader Advice Exemption Rule

Feb. 11, 2016, 12:06pm by Mark Iandolo

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (Legal Newsline) — Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has announced his state is spearheading a coalition that involves 12 other states in opposing the Obama administration’s proposed Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.

SEIU 925 to pay $31,715 regarding allegations of campaign finance law violations

Feb. 10, 2016, 2:54pm by Mark Iandolo

OLYMPIA, Washington (Legal Newsline) — Service Employees International Union Local 925 (SEIU 925) will pay the state of Washington $31,715 due to allegations it improperly reported in-kind and cash campaign violations, the state has announced.