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Metal Cycling, Prolerized New England to pay $1.25 million for alleged health, environmental violations

By Tia Benton | Nov 27, 2015

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Alleged violation of several environmental and public health and safety statutes has resulted in a $1.25 million judgment against two vehicle and appliance crushing and recycling companies.

Claims of discrimination against black, Hispanic communities asserted against New Jersey bank

By Tia Benton | Oct 23, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey bank allegedly "redlined" by locating its branches and selecting mortgage brokers almost exclusively outside of majority black and Hispanic neighborhoods.

LPL Financial LLC alleged faulty practices result in settlement agreement with Delaware Attorney General's Office

By Tia Benton | Oct 23, 2015

WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) - A Delaware broker-dealer and federally covered investment adviser settled with the Delaware Attorney General’s Investor Protection Unit and the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office over its practices regarding leveraged exchange trade funds.

Regulations increasing accountability on California businesses proposed under Proposition 65

By Tia Benton | Oct 23, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - California law requiring businesses to warn individuals of exposure to any listed carcinogens or reproductive toxins is undergoing proposed changes to increase protection of the citizens from abuse of the legislation and holding California businesses more accountable.

$69.5M settlement reached between U.S., Florida hospital over alleged False Claims Act violation

By Tia Benton | Oct 23, 2015

FLORIDA (Legal Newsline) - Claims of alleged fraudulent activity regarding the referral of doctors has led to a $69.5 million settlement between the U.S. and a Florida hospital.

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