Approximately 39,000 affected customers and state alternative heating programs will receive $500 million from Iberdola and UIL Holdings Corp., the parent company of Berkshire Gas Co. (Berkshire) in an agreement announced by Attorney General Maura Healey and the Department of Energy Resources.
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Settlement reached in multi-state lawsuit against UPS after allegations of illegal delivery practices
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced a $4 million settlement has been reached with United Parcel Service (UPS) amidst allegations the company was overcharging certain government customers for inaccurate delivery of premium next-day packages.
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (Legal Newsline) – Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced that a settlement has been reached with Aspen Dental Management after a suit was filed following 73 consumer complaints in Indiana about false advertising and unfair promotion tactics.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued a letter to the director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Neil Kornze voicing concerns over proposed rules for onshore oil and gas operations.
Boeing will pay $19 million as part of a recent settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations that it improperly charged the Air Force labor costs for maintenance and repair of C-17 Globemaster aircrafts.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently filed a complaint against a Western New York contracting company alleging it was falsely claiming eligibility for federal contracts for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses.
West Chester Memorial in Cincinnati has agreed to a $4.1 million settlement after allegations of billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary spinal surgeries, the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced.
Maine will amend a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to challenge alleged unlawful actions creating a double standard regarding water quality protections in the state.
Allegations by six states against medical device company NuVasive for improperly marketing a spinal surgery product and providing illegal kickbacks have been settled for $13.5 million, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh recently said.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh was among 14 state attorneys general who recently told the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that arbitration agreements should be prohibited in long-term care contracts.
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway recently joined 16 other state attorneys general in writing a letter to Phusion Projects asking that the alcohol content in its malt beverage product Four Loko be lowered.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) -- The Department of Justice and the state of Alaska have announced they will not seek additional damages under the 1991 Exxon Valdez oil spill settlement.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finds arbitration clauses violate consumer’s rights, proposes ban
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is proposing a ban on arbitration clauses that are generally hidden in financial service contracts between consumers and financial institutions offering student loans, credit cards and other products.
$26.75M multi-state settlement reached with waste disposal company amid alleged false claim acts violations
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A $26.75 million multi-state settlement has been reached with waste disposal company Stericycle after allegations of violating false claims acts in 12 states, announced Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the deal will resolve alleged violations of the federal Clean Air Act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) - A defense contractor has agreed to pay a $4.63 million settlement after allegations that they were overcharging for labor hours charged for independent contractors at military Continental U.S. Replacement Centers (CRC), announced the Department of Justice.
Attorney General Maura Healey presented the Federal Regulatory Commission with a letter asking for a full review.
According to Attorney General Kathleen Kane, the office's Bureau of Consumer Protection receives more than 30,000 complaints a year.
Florida-based Annual Business Services allegedly violated state law by sending advertisements that appear to come from a government source.