PENSACOLA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The Justice Department has announced that the German shipping companies Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG and Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG MS “Extum,” who owned and operated the cargo ship M/V BBC Magellan, agreed to pay $1.25 million over allegations of failing to maintain an accurate oil record book.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Sen. Elizabeth A. Crowley, D-District 16-Central Falls, Pawtucket, is sponsoring a bill that would mandate insurance companies must cover at least 90 days of residential or inpatient services for medical health and substance abuse disorders.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, asking the court to correct legal errors in an antitrust analysis of an alleged reverse-payment agreement between GlaxoSmithLine, Teva Pharmaceuticals and Anchen Pharmaceuticals.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich took action against ProSolutions LLC and its owners, Ruben Diaz and Rodrigo Diaz, by filing an Arizona Consumer Fraud and Civil Racketeering lawsuit alleging the company preyed on Spanish-speaking families trying to buy homes.
TUSCON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – According to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a Tucson family comprised of Richard Stevens, Anthony Stevens and David Stevens has been permanently barred from automobile repairs and paving activities in Arizona because of allegations it violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.