BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 26 against Wesley Health System LLC, which does business as Merit Health Wesley and operates a general medical and surgical hospital in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for allegations of failing to provide reasonable accommodation to a disabled employee.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 17 against Connections CSP Inc., a non-profit company providing health care, housing and employment opportunities, for allegations of denying reasonable accommodation to a class of employees with disabilities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 17 that Ohio-based Foundations Health Solutions Inc. (FHS), Olympia Therapy Inc. (Olympia), and Tridia Hospice Care Inc. (Tridia), and their executives, Brian Colleran (Colleran) and Daniel Parker (Parker), will pay roughly $19.5 million to resolve allegations of false claims to Medicare.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit July 20 against MVM Inc., a diversified security services firm with headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia, for allegations of failing to accommodate an employee’s religious beliefs and then retaliating against him for complaining of racial harassment.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 14 that it has filed a civil complaint against Nigerian businessmen, seeking the forfeiture and recovery of roughly $144 million in assets that are purportedly proceeds stemming from foreign corruption laundered through the United States.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced July 18 he has joined four other states in a lawsuit against a group of generic drug manufacturers over allegations of conspiring to fix drug prices, thwart competition and engage in illegal and anti-competitive trade practices.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced July 19 that he has filed an action to stop Marvelay LLC, which operates under the names “Spot Reservation” and “Rushcube,” from defrauding consumers through allegedly misleading internet advertising and unfair and deceptive sales practices.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced July 14 that a Social Security disability lawyer was sentenced in federal court over his alleged role in a scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $550 million in federal disability payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA).
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced July 20 that his office has filed a lawsuit against Blue Utopia, a company providing campaign and non-profit fundraising services located in Seattle, alleging it used new donations to cover old debts to other campaigns.