BEAUMONT, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. government has filed a lawsuit against ExxonMobil Oil Corporation, alleging violations of federal laws that contributed to a 2013 fire that injured 10 workers and caused the death of two contract employees.
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LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — A California resident has filed a class action lawsuit against Hawaiian Isles Kona Coffee, alleging the company uses false and deceptive packaging regarding the origination of its coffee product.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts has reached settlements totaling nearly $500,000 with seven different nursing homes over allegations of substandard care and violations that resulted in the injury and death of some residents.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Lumber Liquidators has agreed to a $33 million settlement for allegedly making false statements to investors relating to the sale of laminate flooring from China.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline)— A California woman has filed a class action lawsuit against L'Oreál USA, Inc., alleging its skin care cosmetic products are being marketed as "skin-altering drugs" without Food and Drug Administration approval.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has petitioned the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to enforce a civil investigative demand (CID) issued to a New York law firm.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Stanley Black & Decker has settled allegations by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that the tool manufacturer fired an employee for poor attendance due to work absence for cancer treatments and medical appointments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Illinois casino will pay the estate of a deceased former employee whom the federal government says was fired for asking for medical leave so he could receive cancer treatment.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Michigan egg producer faces a lawsuit from the federal government, alleging a line worker at the poultry ranch with a disability was subjected to a hostile work environment.
NEW YORK — A coalition that includes nine attorneys generals and a group of non-governmental organizations has filed a motion to preliminarily enjoin the Trump administration's seismic testing surveys off the Atlantic Coast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorneys general from six states have filed a lawsuit to try and halt the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) new rule regarding employer's public reporting of workplace injuries and illness from being implemented.
LOS ANGELES — Delaware-based Yoga Club LLC faces a class action lawsuit over allegations of violating California state law with its automatic renewal program.
TRENTON — ExxonMobil faces a six-count lawsuit from the state of New Jersey alleging the company's years of industrial contamination has harmed the state's wetlands and waterways.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — An Illinois woman has instituted a class action lawsuit against Fitbit, Inc., alleging its devices were manufactured with screens that are prone to crack over time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — New California legislation that will add to the state's current data privacy law and expand the role of the state attorney general guidance on consumer privacy has been introduced in the state legislature.
BOSTON — A California online electronic cigarette devices retailer has been issued a cease and desist order by the state of Massachusetts for alleged violation of the state's tobacco sales and advertisement regulatory laws.
LINCOLN, Neb. — The state of Nebraska has filed a lawsuit against Bellevue University, alleging the school made false and misleading statements regarding its bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and registered nurse (RN) programs.
MONTGOMERY — A nationwide settlement agreement involving Fiat Chrysler's and Robert Bosch Company's alleged vehicle emissions fraud will result in the state of Alabama receiving approximately $2.7 million in civil penalties and fees from the companies and more than $171 million going to 52 jurisdictions nationwide, according to state Attorney General Steve Marshall's Office.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline). — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement in its first-ever case regarding a dietary supplement manufacturer's alleged use of "fake paid reviews" to market a weight-loss supplement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A California urology practice has reached a $1.85 million settlement with the federal government over allegations of submitting false Medicare claims for evaluation and management services.