Latest News

Puget Soundkeeper Alliance alleges Total Terminals International failed to monitor stormwater discharges

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation involved in the protection of the waters of Puget Sound in Washington alleges a company has violated the Clean Water Act.

Small Planet Foods, General Mills alleged to falsely advertise origin of Cascadian Farm products

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A consumer claims that a brand of frozen fruits and vegetables falsely advertises that the produce is grown in a specific region in Washington state.

Customer files suit against Delta Airlines over security breach

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A former customer of Delta Airlines has filed a class action suit over a data breach the airline announced this month.

Dent-A-Med alleged to have harassed consumer with collection calls

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles County man alleges a debt collector has harassed him with calls.

Group challenges U.S. Forest Service's decision to permit cattle in Arizona forest

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is challenging a federal agency's authorization to permit cattle to graze in a ponderosa pine forest.

California city seeks more than $1 million from site's owners over alleged contamination

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California city alleges an abandoned property is contaminating soil and groundwater and is seeking damages from the property's current and former owners.

Individuals claim program offered by Walmart to suspected shoplifters is 'extortion scheme'

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Three individuals have filed a suit against Walmart and several others over allegations they participate in a "long-running, highly profitable extortion scheme."

New Orleans towing company allegedly breached pregnancy discrimination settlement

NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit April 12 against TRU Towing Auto, a New Orleans towing business, for allegedly breaching a pregnancy discrimination settlement.

EEOC: Las Vegas printing company allowed harassment of female employee, to pay $242,799

LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 12 that Candid Litho Printing LTD will pay $242,799 after allegations of sex discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC: Louisville printing company to pay $625,000 after allegedly not hiring female workers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 16 that DDZ Inc., which does business as DDZ CA Inc. and was previously known as Zoo Printing Inc., will pay $625,400 after allegations of sex discrimination.

Consumer claims Brew Dr. Kombucha does not contain 'billions of probiotic bacteria' as advertised

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – An Illinois man alleges that a brand of kombucha falsely advertises that the drinks contain more probiotic bacteria than they actually contain.

Krispy Creme alleged to falsely represent that doughnuts contain blueberries, maple syrup

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges a doughnut chain misrepresented the ingredients in its products.

Railroad company alleges Oregon legislature ' specifically intended to punish' it with statute

EUGENE, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – A railroad company is seeking a declaration that an Oregon statute is unconstitutional.

SEC approves proposal to establish transaction fee pilot in NMS stocks

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently approved a proposal to establish a transaction fee pilot in National Market System (NMS) Stocks Rule 610T of Regulation, designed to obtain data on transaction fees and rebates.

EEOC: Florida wealth management company to pay $180,000 to resolve alleged sexual harassment

MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 4 that Coral Gables Trust Company (CGTC), a wealth investment management and trust services company in South Florida, will pay $180,000 to settle allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation.

EEOC: Salvation Army violated ADA; to pay $55,000, come into compliance

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced April 3 that The Salvation Army, a global humanitarian organization, will pay $55,000 after allegations of disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).