NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 1 against Meade Place LLP, which does business as The HealthCare Center at West Meade Place, for allegations of refusing to provide reasonable accommodation to an employee suffering from anxiety disorder, and later firing her.
DOJ settles with non-profit company over suit alleging IRS inappropriately delayed tax-exempt status
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Feb. 1 that it will settle with Z Street, a non-profit company that educates the public about Israel and Middle East-related issues, after the organization alleged the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) applied heightened scrutiny to its tax-exempt status because of any perceived connection to Israel.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Feb. 1 that Ayman Jarrah and Land Guardian Inc., the owners and operators of a sports bar and lounge located in Houston called 360 Midtown, will settle allegations of discrimination on the basis of race, color and national origin.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs announced on Feb. 1 that Michael Alan Siegel, a Livingston broker, has had his agent registration revoked after allegations of defrauding an elderly couple out of at least $280,000.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Jan. 19 that Seven & i Holdings Ltd., the parent company of 7-Eleven convenience stores that is based in Tokyo, will divest select retail fuel outlets in order to complete its proposed $3.3 billion acquisition of about 1,100 retail fuel outlets from Sunoco.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Jan. 19 that Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Inc. has been ordered to pay $5 million in civil penalties by a federal court in New Jersey for allegations of failing to comply with the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) and the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Jan. 23 that DJO Global Inc. (DJO), a Vista, California, company that produces medical devices, will pay $7.62 million after allegations its subsidiary, Empi Inc. violated the False Claims Act by making improper billings to TRICARE.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Jan. 19 that Scripps Health (Scripps), a health care system based in San Diego, will pay $1.5 million after allegations of improperly charging federal health care programs for certain physical therapy services in violation of the False Claims Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Jan. 23 that California urologists Dr. Aytac Apaydin and Dr. Stephen Worsham will pay $1.085 million after allegations of submitting false claims to Medicare in violation of the physician self-referral law and the Anti-Kickback Statute.