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Utah SC upholds denial of Tesla UT to sell new vehicles

S. Laney Griffo Apr. 21, 2017, 12:54pm

The Utah Supreme Court has upheld a decision by the Utah Tax Commission to deny Tesla Motors UT a license to sell new motor vehicles.

Maryland settles Medicaid fraud case with local primary care provider for $450,000

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2017, 8:54am

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently announced that Sabiha Mohiuddin, a Frederick, Md.-based primary care physician, has paid $450,000 to the state after allegations of conducting a fraudulent Medicaid billing scheme to increase profits.

Houston manufacturer to pay $150,000 EEOC penalty for alleged religious discrimination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2017, 8:52am

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced that U.S. Steel Tubular Products Inc. (USSTP), a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, will pay $150,000 after allegations of religious discrimination and retaliation.

New York AG announces $20 million program to repair foreclosure crisis properties

Mark Iandolo Apr. 21, 2017, 8:51am

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently announced his office has organized a new program that will provide local governments with technology addressing and transforming properties that fell into disrepair during the foreclosure crisis.

Massachusetts taxi companies accuse Uber of unfair competition

Mike Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 8:16am

A group of Massachusetts taxi companies are suing Uber, alleging unfair competition.

Environmental group alleges U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated law

Mike Torres Apr. 21, 2017, 8:14am

A Florida environmental group is suing the Army Corps of Engineers, alleging violation of federal law.

Wisconsin Health Services to pay nearly $7 million after allegedly violating False Claims Act

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2017, 3:32pm

The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 12 that the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (WDHS) will pay the United States $6,991,905 following allegations of violating the False Claims Act while administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Washington state bipartisan student borrowing bill advances through legislature

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2017, 3:31pm

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that his bipartisan legislation to provide more transparency to students regarding their borrowing has been advanced by the state’s legislature via a unanimous vote in the Senate.

Virginia Social Services allegedly violated False Claims Act, to pay U.S. $7 million

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2017, 1:20pm

The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced that the Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) will pay the United States $7,150,436 after allegations of violating the False Claims Act while administering the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Horizon NJ Health to pay former employee $80,000 after alleged wrongful termination

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2017, 1:13pm

New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino recently announced that health insurer Horizon NJ Health will pay $80,000 to a former employee after allegations of wrongful termination.

Washington state targets alleged deficient campaign finance filings

Mark Iandolo Apr. 20, 2017, 1:12pm

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson recently announced that his office has filed three separate complaints in Thurston County Superior Court for alleged deficient campaign finance filings.

Tennessee SC overturns decision in workers' compensation case after man dies from overdose

Nicholas Gueguen Apr. 20, 2017, 12:20pm

The Tennessee Supreme Court this month decided to overturn a chancery court's decision, instead ruling that workers' compensation could not cover a man's overdose-induced death.

Appellate court upholds summary judgment in wrongful death case of Jehovah's Witness patient

S. Laney Griffo Apr. 20, 2017, 12:00pm

A Washington state appellate court denied an appeal of summary judgment in a woman’s medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit.

Eddie Bauer spokesman says company will fight data breach suit filed by credit company

Melissa Busch Apr. 20, 2017, 11:23am

Eddie Bauer LLC plans to fight a class action lawsuit filed by a credit company that claims the negligence of the outdoor clothing chain led to a large data breach.

Stockholder accuses physical therapy business, board members of security violations

Mike Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 11:14am

A stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against a Houston physical therapy business, alleging violation of federal law.

Plan holders accuse MetLife of fraud

Mike Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 11:05am

Two insurance plan holders have filed a class action lawsuit against MetLife, alleging breach of contract and fraud.

Consumers accuse Samsung of mobile phone defect

Mike Torres Apr. 20, 2017, 11:03am

Two consumers, one from California and another from Maryland, have filed a class action lawsuit against Samsung alleging design defect, liability and product liability over the company's Galaxy smartphone.

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.

Appellate court reverses dismissal of wrongful death case against GE

Sara McCleary Apr. 19, 2017, 1:47pm

Washington state’s Court of Appeals this month reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a wrongful death case.

Missouri SC finds in favor of insurance provider in underinsured motorist coverage case

Sara McCleary Apr. 19, 2017, 1:09pm

The Missouri Supreme Court this month reversed a lower court’s judgment that found in favor of a couple trying to recover damages through their insurance policy, instead siding with the insurer.