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Oakland environmental groups accuse EPA administrator of breach of duty

Louie Torres May 10, 2017, 11:18am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Two Oakland environmental groups are suing the EPA administrator, alleging breach of duty and violation of federal law.

Environmental groups sue Army Corps of Engineers over Chattohoochee issues

Mike Torres May 4, 2017, 8:46am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Environmental groups are suing the the U,S. government, alleging violation of federal law.

Auto safety group accuses FTC of violating law

Mike Torres Apr. 24, 2017, 9:26am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A California auto safety company is suing the Federal Trade Commission, alleging violation of federal law.

Former MLS player alleges attorneys botched medical malpractice lawsuit against DC United

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 19, 2017, 5:04pm

Plaintiff Bryan Namoff, a former DC United defenseman, filed a complaint for damages in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia April 4. He seeks to recover more than $126,000 in costs he paid to attorneys Steven Shapiro and Joseph Cammarata, in addition to punitive damages.

Government accuses explosive detection companies of unfair competition

Mike Torres Apr. 19, 2017, 10:18am

The U.S. government sued four companies, alleging unfair competition and violation of federal law.

Consumer accuses oregano distributor of false advertising

Louie Torres Apr. 18, 2017, 9:42am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Washington, D.C., consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against an oregano distributor, alleging fraud and negligent misrepresentation.

U.S. government alleges merger of organic milk companies would hurt competition

Wadi Reformado Apr. 13, 2017, 9:34am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The government is suing two organic milk companies, alleging violation of federal law.

Princeton trustees aim to prevent disclosure of sensitive information

Wadi Reformado Apr. 12, 2017, 9:38am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A university's trustees are suing the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing alleged violation of federal law.

Government watchdog sues for security report on Clinton emails

Louie Torres Apr. 10, 2017, 12:32pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Judicial Watch is suing top federal officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, over their alleged failure to prepare a report examining national security issues related to Hillary Clinton's email practices.

Pharmaceutical firm faces class action alleging securities fraud

Louie Torres Apr. 7, 2017, 2:13pm

A retirement system has filed a class-action lawsuit against Mallinckrodt PLC and corporate officers Mark Trudeau and Matthew K. Harbaugh, citing alleged violation of federal securities laws.

Environmental group’s lawsuit over federal commission’s review process dismissed

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 3, 2017, 4:36pm

In her decision last month, Judge Tanya S. Chutkan for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia refused to side with plaintiff Delaware Riverkeeper Network. DRN sued the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission over allegations that the commission’s review process is “constitutionally deficient.”

Fishermen's groups sue Trump administration over Obama-era marine monument designation

Louie Torres Mar. 29, 2017, 9:14am

Several commercial fishermen's groups are suing top federal officials, including President Trump, over last year's designation of a 5,000-square-mile offshore area in New England as a national marine monument that restricts fishing.

Juror sues JP Morgan over debit card payment system

Wadi Reformado Mar. 29, 2017, 8:45am

A man selected for jury service has filed a class action lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase & Co., alleging that the financial institution's debit cards that were used to pay jurors resulted in unfair fees.

Advocacy groups file lawsuit over Trump’s ‘one-in, two-out’ regulation executive order

Jessica Karmasek Feb. 16, 2017, 3:12pm

The groups take issue with President Donald Trump’s Jan. 30 order, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,” which calls for rescinding two government regulations for every new rule introduced, along with interim guidance issued by the Office of Management and Budget, or OMB, Feb. 2.

Animal rights group alleges U.S. agencies didn't respond to livestock petition

Wadi Reformado Jan. 31, 2017, 9:19am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — An animal rights group is suing U.S. agencies, alleging violation of federal law.

Whole Foods alleged to have not paid bonuses under Gainsharing program

Louie Torres Jan. 18, 2017, 9:55am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A former and a current employee of Whole Foods allege they were not paid bonuses.

Environmental groups sue FDA over keratin hair straighteners

Louie Torres Dec. 22, 2016, 9:35am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Two environmental groups are suing the FDA, alleging violation of federal law.

Feds seek to halt merger between Alaska Air, Virgin America

Louie Torres Dec. 14, 2016, 8:55am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has filed a lawsuit to stop the merger of two airlines over claims it would lessen competition.

Government officials accuse Federal Election Commission of violating law

Louie Torres Nov. 16, 2016, 9:20am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Four current or former government officials and two private citizens are suing the Federal Election Commission, alleging violation of federal law.

Consumer group accuses egg distributor of deceptive representation

Michael Abella Oct. 11, 2016, 11:41am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Minnesota consumer group is suing egg distributors, alleging false and misleading representations.