WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Benjamin C. Mizer recently announced that the Department of Justice recovered more than $3.5 billion from False Claims Act cases in the 2015 fiscal year.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Josh Lerner, head of the entrepreneurial management unit at Harvard Business School, led a study that found that low-quality financial services patents are subject to more litigation.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently announced an agreement with Access Unlimited and Craftsman Mobility over the delivery of accessibility and mobility equipment.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas attorney general, joined a bipartisan group of 22 state attorneys general petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lower court case dealing with the EPA’s runoff regulations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Bollinger Shipyards has agreed to pay the United States $8.5 million and release contract claims, settling a False Claims Act action filed in Louisiana, the Department of Justice announced.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office recently announced a lawsuit filing against Chesapeake Energy over allegations associated with its fracking practices.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) – The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced it has joined the Federal Trade Commission and District of Columbia in a legal filing to challenge the proposed merger of Staples and Office Depot.