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Best Buy sued for canceling purchases of gift cards listed at steep discount

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:40pm

Best Buy is being sued for allegedly canceling gift cards that were purchased at a steep discount on its website.

Johnson & Johnson sued over alleged trans fats in margarine products

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:37pm

Johnson and Johnson is being sued in federal court over claims one of its margarine products is falsely labeled as having no trans fats.

Oil pipeline operator Plains Holdings sued by investors over burst pipe

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:31pm

Plains Holdings, a large crude oil and liquid energy pipeline operator, is being sued by investors for allegedly failing to comply with federal regulations, which led to a large oil spill in California.

Toyoda sued for allegedly price fixing car hoses

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:19pm

Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation is accused in a recent civil lawsuit of allegedly conspiring to fix prices for their products in the United States.

Uber sued over alleged unwanted text messages

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:13pm

The popular vehicle-for-hire company Uber is being sued for allegedly sending customers’ unwanted text message to their cell phones.

Florida judge sues Homeland Security over alleged data breach

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 2:06pm

A Florida judge is suing the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) over an alleged breach in security that saw government employees’ information potentially released.

Purdue Pharma to make internal program restricting promotion of powerful painkiller permanent

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 1:24pm

An agreement reached by the state of New York and Purdue Pharma will make the manufacturer’s internal program, which looks to prevent the promotion of painkillers to certain health care providers, permanent, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Thursday.

Korean-American Grocers agree to educate members on synthetic marijuana

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 1:14pm

Washington, D.C., has reached an agreement with the Korean-American Grocers Association of Washington that will require the company to educate members on the sale of synthetic drugs, Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl Racine said on Aug. 5.

Maryland Attorney General's Office recovers $11.9M for residents in FY15

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 1:11pm

The State of Maryland reclaimed $11.9 million by the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division during Fiscal Year 2015, Attorney General Brian Frosh said on Thursday.

Payday loan enterprise targeted by legal action

Shaun Zinck Sep. 1, 2015, 1:08pm

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau sued a payday loan enterprise Aug. 4 for allegedly collecting money from people who didn't owe, said CFPB Director Richard Cordray.

Realtor sues Megadoor, alleging failure to pay contractors prevailing wage

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 2:10pm

A real estate agent is suing Megadoor USA, alleging failure to provide a prevailing wage for its contractors and subcontractors violating federal law.

SpecialCare Hospital defendants to pay $8M to Medicaid programs for allegations of false claims

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 1:23pm

Five defendants connected with SpecialCare Hospital Management Corp. will pay $8 million to Medicaid and Medicare programs

Massachusetts construction companies to pay $1.4M for allegedly violating equal opportunity laws

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 12:53pm

Three Massachusetts construction companies will pay a total of $1.4 million to the state to resolve legal action that accused the companies of falsely certifying compliance

Health agency Empire State Home Care to pay $6M to settle reporting cost claims

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 12:49pm

Empire State Home Care, a home care agency in Brooklyn, will pay $6 million to the state to settle claims that it didn't properly report home health aid hours, said New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Monday.

Massachusetts gas company to reduce proposed rate increase by $13M

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 12:26pm

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts will reduce its proposed rate increase by more than $13 million in an agreement with the state, said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Aug. 20.

Massachusetts race track owner and builder to pay $250K for allegations of damaging protected wetlands

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 11:54am

- Palmer Motorsports Park and J. Read Corp., the owner and builder of a sports car race track in Massachusetts, will pay the state $250,000

Arkansas allowed to intervene in EPA lawsuit involving Clean Air Act

Shaun Zinck Aug. 27, 2015, 11:45am

A federal court in Arkansas on Monday granted the state's motion to intervene in a case involving a power plant and the U.S.

Springstone Financial to pay $700,000 to customers for alleged deceiving loan program

Shaun Zinck Aug. 25, 2015, 1:54pm

Springstone Financial, in Massachusetts, will pay $700,000 in restitution to victims for allegedly deceiving them through one of their lending programs, said the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) on Aug. 19.

Makers of Copper Fit sued over effectiveness claims of products

Shaun Zinck Aug. 25, 2015, 11:00am

The makers of the Copper Fit athletic compression products are being sued for making false representations of the effectiveness of its products.

Sears sued for allegedly charging for service it never completed

Shaun Zinck Aug. 25, 2015, 9:52am

Sears Holdings Corp. is being sued in California court for allegedly charging an installation fee for an HVAC system and never performing the work.