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Direct Buy Auto Warranty settles with New Jersey for $810K, will shut down in state

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 10:35am

TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman reached an $810,000 settlement with Direct Buy Auto Warranty over allegations that it misled consumers who purchased vehicle service contracts and then didn't provide the promised services. 

Mailer paying $90K settlement in Vermont

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 10:37am

MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) - Main Street Power Mail will pay a $90,000 settlement to Vermont for allegedly violating direct mail marketing laws, state Attorney General William Sorrell said on Thursday. 

LeapFrog sued by shareholder

Legal News Line Feb. 2, 2015, 10:44am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A man brought a class action lawsuit against LeapFrog Enterprises on Jan. 23 alleging securities fraud.

Tea drinkers allege false advertising in suit

Carol Ostrow Feb. 2, 2015, 10:47am

Two consumers filed a class-action suit against a well-known tea manufacturer on Jan. 26, alleging false advertising in its product labeling.

Credit card company employees accused of insider trading

Legal News Line Feb. 2, 2015, 10:49am

PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filed a lawsuit against two former credit card company employees on Jan. 21 over allegations that they were involved in insider trading.

Suit alleges beverage company misled consumers

Carol Ostrow Feb. 2, 2015, 10:56am

Two Tallahassee residents sued Knudsen & Sons, Inc. on Wednesday, alleging false advertising related to one of the company's juice products.

MO. adult daycare to pay settlement for alleged Medicaid fraud

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:11am

B & D Adult Daycare, LLC will pay a settlement to Missouri’s Medicaid program after the company allegedly billed for services that weren’t provided, Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.

R.I. town settles alleged open records law violation

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:25am

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said on Friday that the town of Warren will pay a $1,500 fine to the state after it allegedly violated open records laws by not responding to a request for information within the allotted time period.

Neighborhood Diabetes pharmacy to pay settlement for alleged improper billing

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 11:49am

Neighborhood Diabetes, Inc. agreed to a settlement of more than $1.5 million with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday over allegations that it billed and received improper Medicaid payments.

Mo. counselor allegedly defrauded Medicaid

Mark Payne Feb. 2, 2015, 12:14pm

A counselor in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has paid a $25,000 settlement over allegations that she made false claims to the state’s Medicaid program, Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.

Asbestos firm removes former employee's lawsuit against it to federal court

John O'Brien Feb. 2, 2015, 12:25pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit brought by a former attorney against a major asbestos law firm has been removed to federal court.

Talika bust serum doesn't lift or make breasts fuller, class action claims

John O'Brien Feb. 2, 2015, 12:54pm

NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A $60 bottle of serum did nothing to enhance her breasts, a New York woman is claiming in a recently filed class action.

Litigation funder's $32M case against mass tort attorneys likely headed to Calif. court

John O'Brien Feb. 2, 2015, 1:51pm

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A litigation funding company that claims mass tort lawyers owe it $32 million has decided its claim belongs in a California state court.

Class action alleges Louisville whiskey made in Indiana

Shaun Zinck Feb. 2, 2015, 6:22pm

A class action suit accuses a whiskey manufacturer of misleading consumers about the location of its distillery and how much product it produces.

Law firm tracking TCPA petitions, claims they’re on the rise

Jessica M. Karmasek Feb. 3, 2015, 9:00am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - According to one New York-based law firm, the number of active Telephone Consumer Protection Act petitions before the Federal Communications Commission is on the rise.

Mo. counselor pays settlement over alleged false claims to MO HealthNet

Legal News Line Feb. 3, 2015, 9:31am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - A counselor in Cape Girardeau, Mo., has paid a $25,000 settlement over allegations that she made false claims to the state’s Medicaid program, state Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.  

Mass. AG Healey settles auto refill claims with Neighborhood Diabetes

Legal News Line Feb. 3, 2015, 9:37am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Neighborhood Diabetes, Inc. agreed to a settlement of more than $1.5 million with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday over allegations that it billed and received improper Medicaid payments. 

R.I. town to pay after open records law allegations

Legal News Line Feb. 3, 2015, 9:44am

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - Rhode Island Attorney General Peter Kilmartin said on Friday that the town of Warren will pay a $1,500 fine to the state after it allegedly violated open records laws by not responding to a request for information within the allotted time period.  

Mo. daycare to pay after allegedly billed for services not provided

Legal News Line Feb. 3, 2015, 9:46am

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) - B & D Adult Daycare, LLC will pay a settlement to Missouri’s Medicaid program after the company allegedly billed for services that weren’t provided, state Attorney General Chris Koster said on Friday.

Lawsuit alleges flushable wipes damaged septic system

Shaun Zinck Feb. 3, 2015, 10:42am

A class-action lawsuit filed on Jan. 27 alleged Proctor & Gamble and Nehemiah Manufacturing Company, the makers of flushable wipes, falsely advertised the products, which resulted in damaged and clogged pipes and septic systems.