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Pennsylvania CVS to pay $450,000 amid charges of selling expired products

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 3:18pm

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has announced a $450,000 settlement between her office and Pennsylvania CVS Pharmacy LLC over allegations of selling expired products.

Rhino Energy to pay $62,500 to resolve discrimination allegations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 2:46pm

BECKLEY, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Rhino Energy WV LLC must pay $62,500 and furnish significant relief to resolve allegations of national origin discrimination.

Downriver Community Services pays $31,000 to resolve claims of violating ADA

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 2:01pm

DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — Downriver Community Services of Detroit will pay $31,000 and provide equitable relief due to allegations it refused to extend an employee leave after surgery, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.

Evolve Bank & Trust agrees to compensate victims of alleged disability discrimination

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 1:55pm

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) — Evolve Bank & Trust has agreed to maintain revised policies, conduct employee training and compensate victims to resolve allegations it committed disability discrimination and violated the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), the Justice Department announced.

EEOC targets Windsor Inn for multiple alleged sexual harassment violations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 1:47pm

BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed a lawsuit against R.V. Associates Limited, doing business as Windsor Inn, for allegedly subjecting female employees to severe and pervasive sexual harassment.

New York attorney general takes action against Koeppel dealerships

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 1:31pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — In a lawsuit against several Queens auto dealerships collectively known as Koeppel dealerships, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman alleges they unlawfully sold “after-sale” products and services.

Texas attorney general releases opinion on paid daily fantasy sports

Mark Iandolo Jan. 22, 2016, 1:26pm

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced his opinion on the legality of online gaming in response to a legislative inquiry.

New York attorney general takes action against The Grateful Toad

Mark Iandolo Jan. 21, 2016, 1:34pm

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schniderman announced a temporary restraining order against Jason Ashley and his head shop, The Grateful Toad in Saranac Lake, barring it from the alleged sale of mislabeled designer drugs.

GBY Transmissions must pay $50,000 to resolve fraud allegations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 21, 2016, 1:22pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — After an undercover sting allegedly caught GBY Transmissions defrauding customers on hidden camera, the transmission repair shop must pay $50,000, according to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

New York attorney general reaches settlements with 96 health clubs

Mark Iandolo Jan. 20, 2016, 1:33pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced settlements with 96 health club operators throughout the state to ensure compliance with New York Health Club Services Law and the New York General Obligation Law.

U.S. files settlement proposal with Applewood over alleged fair housing violations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 20, 2016, 1:22pm

MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) -- The Justice Department filed a proposed settlement agreement with Applewood of Cross Plains and William Ranguette over allegations the apartment complex and landlord violated the Fair Housing Act.

Michigan attorney general's office to review Flint water crisis

Mark Iandolo Jan. 20, 2016, 1:11pm

FLINT, Mich. (Legal Newsline) -- Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced his office will examine the current Flint water crisis to see if any Michigan laws were violated in the process that led to the water supply's contamination.

Justice Department reaches $3.28 million agreement with Tri-City Medical Center

Mark Iandolo Jan. 20, 2016, 1:02pm

SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — The Justice Department announced Tri-City Medical Center will pay $3,278,464 to resolve allegations it violated the Stark Law and False Claims Act.

Pennsylvania alleges Philadelphia travel agencies violated consumer protections

Mark Iandolo Jan. 19, 2016, 2:38pm

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has announced a lawsuit against Philadelphia travel agencies, alleging violation of the Consumer Protection Act.

Suit filed against Miracle Motor Corps. over its alleged consumer-protection violations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 2:55pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – In a suit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge alleges Miracle Motors Corp. failed to provide vehicle titles to Arkansas consumers purchasing vehicles.

Florida Attorney General takes action against TN Marketing over allegedly deceptive marketing practices

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 2:46pm

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that her office has entered into an assurance of voluntary compliance with TN Marketing Inc. to stop the company from allegedly mailing unordered products to consumers in Florida and then asking them to pay for them.

Racine files complaint against Sanford Capital over alleged housing law violations

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 1:46pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The District of Columbia has filed a complaint against Sanford Capital for multiple alleged housing law violations, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced.

Healey supports CDC's new guidelines for opioid prescriptions

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 1:36pm

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced her support for U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that aim to improve opioid prescribing practices.

Washington State Attorney General seeks a one-year waiting period for former state officials to become lobbyists

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 12:34pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has proposed a bill that would create a one-year waiting period for any former high-ranking state official before they could become a lobbyist.

Michigan Attorney General takes action against Liquidation Inc. over alleged illegal loan activities

Mark Iandolo Jan. 15, 2016, 12:28pm

LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette filed a complaint and motion that requests a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Liquidation Inc. to stop alleged collection activities on illegal title loans.