COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced recently that his office has filed for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposition to take dredged material from Cleveland Harbor and put it directly into Lake Erie.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – In a brief filed with the state’s Supreme Court, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson urged the justices to uphold a Benton County Superior Court decision that would force Arlene’s Flowers to stop its alleged discrimination against gay and lesbian customers.
ALBANY, N.Y. – New York Attorney general Eric T. Schneiderman announced an agreement with WorkFitMedical LLC that forces the company to provide better information to consumers about its participation in health plans.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that Truong-Thinh Market Inc. and its president, Joseph Pham, will pay more than $100,000 over allegations it violated state wage laws.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – In the first ever legally enforceable judgment by a state against a foreign company, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has secured a $100,000 settlement with India-based Pratibha Syntex LTD over unfair competitive advantage allegations.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office announced two legal filings that will help protect consumers during the acquisition of Gulf Oil L.P. by ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI, LP.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently announced a $25 million settlement with Comcast Cable Communications LLC over allegations of unlawful hazardous waste.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a settlement agreement between his office and the National Children’s Leukemia Foundation (NCLF) over claims of misconduct.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action recently against T3Leads and Eric V. Sancho in separate cases relating to the online trafficking of personal information.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Consumer Financial
Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently ordered CarHop and its affiliated financer
Universal Acceptance Corp. to cease alleged illegal activities and pay a
$6.4 million civil penalty.