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New York attorney general looks to strengthen state laws to fight ticket bots

Mark Iandolo Apr. 29, 2016, 12:47pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced his plan to propose new legislation to fight illegal automated software, or “bots,” to purchase tickets to popular events.

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New York City customer alleges Avis terms, conditions illegal

Robbie Hargett Apr. 29, 2016, 12:42pm

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A New York City man is suing Avis, alleging its terms and conditions contain illegal provisions.

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Seven New York health insurance companies to revise hepatitis C coverage policies

Mark Iandolo Apr. 29, 2016, 12:37pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Seven health insurance companies have agreed to revise their coverage policies for chronic hepatitis C treatment, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced.  

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California consumer accuses Nike of price scheming

Robbie Hargett Apr. 29, 2016, 12:30pm

PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) - A California woman is suing Nike, alleging it misrepresents price discounts at its outlet stores.

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California Court bans Kun Wo from distributing allegedly adulterated rice noodles

Mark Iandolo Apr. 29, 2016, 12:22pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — The Department of Justice has announced the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against Kun Wo Food Products Inc. (Kun Wo) that bars the company from distributing adulterated rice noodles.

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California consumer alleges Trader Joe's under-fills tuna cans

Robbie Hargett Apr. 29, 2016, 12:15pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A San Diego woman is suing Trader Joe's, alleging it under-fills its tuna cans.

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New York ticket brokers to pay $2.76 million to settle illegal practice allegations

Mark Iandolo Apr. 29, 2016, 12:09pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — Six ticket brokers have agreed to settle with the office of New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman over allegations of illegally reselling hundreds of thousands of tickets in the state since 2011.

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Department of Education to review accrediting complaint from state AGs

Sean Fowler Apr. 29, 2016, 9:57am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – After receiving a call from several state attorneys general for a national college accreditation agency to be stripped of its status, the Department of Education (DOE) is considering their argument.

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Z Gallerie settles for $15 million after allegedly evading customs duties on imports

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 10:05pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Z Gallerie LLC will pay $15 million after allegations it conducted a scheme to evade customs duties on wooden bedroom imports from the People’s Republic of China, the Justice Department announced.

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Invibio to settle after allegations it hindered competition in its industry

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 10:02pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Invibio has agreed to settle in a case involving allegations it violated federal antitrust law by using long-term exclusive contracts to maintain a monopoly.

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Judge grants summary judgment in FTC's lawsuit against Amazon

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:55pm

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that a federal judge granted its request for a summary judgment in the agency’s lawsuit against Amazon for allegations of billing consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children.

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Justice Department announces $784.6 million settlement with Wyeth and Pfizer

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:48pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Pharmaceutical companies Wyeth and Pfizer Inc. have agreed to pay $784.6 million to resolve allegations of knowingly misreporting information related to its proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drugs, Protonix Oral and Protonix IV, the Department of Justice announced.

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Lawler Foods to pay $1,042,000 settlement over allegations of race and national origin discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:42pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Lawler Foods Inc. and Lawler Foods LTD will pay $1,042,000 to settle a class race and national origin discrimination lawsuit.

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FTC approves final order in case involving Lupin's acquisition of Gavis

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:35pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved a final order that settles charges against Lupin that alleged its proposed $850 million acquisition of Gavis would be anticompetitive. 

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EEOC announces settlement in California restaurant harassment case

Mark Iandolo Apr. 28, 2016, 9:32pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Salum Revilla Enterprises LLC, doing business as Achiote Restaurant, will pay $27,500 to settle allegations of male-on-male class sexual harassment and retaliation.

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New Jersey consumer alleges Saks' terms, conditions illegal

Robbie Hargett Apr. 28, 2016, 12:21pm

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey woman is suing Saks, alleging its website's terms and conditions contain illegal provisions.

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