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HOLBROOK, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced March 7 that Freed, Kleinberg, Nussbaum, Festa & Kronberg M.D LLP, a pediatrics practice on Long Island, will pay $750,000 in a joint settlement with New York and the United States after allegations of submitting false claims to Medicaid.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced March 6 that Royal Bank of Scotland will pay $500 million after allegations of deceptive practices and misleading conduct in in the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) in the lead-up to the financial crisis.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced March 6 that EmblemHealth and wholly owned subsidiary Group Health Incorporated (“EmblemHealth”) will pay $575,000 and implement a corrective action plan after allegations that 81,122 Social Security numbers were accidentally disclosed on a mailing due to a mailing error.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Feb. 27 that he is leading a coalition of 25 states, counties and cities in opposing the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its creation of an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (advanced notice) on a “potential” replacement for the Clean Power Plan.
NYU Law sending free help to 10 Dem AGs for environmental causes; Marcellus Shale group 'alarmed' at message
NEW YORK – Democratic state attorneys general, like Pennsylvania's Josh Shapiro, are getting free help from New York University School of Law to bolster their environmental causes, though a Commonwealth business advocacy group worries this results in important work being outsourced to an out-of-state entity.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has upheld a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that dismissed claims filed by Citizens United that challenged a New York law that requires nonprofit organizations to reveal the names of donors.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced Feb. 15 that Trustage Insurance Agency, an insurance company based in Iowa, will pay $75,000 in restitution, penalties, costs and fees after allegations of mailing solicitations for accidental death and dismemberment policies that appeared to come from New Yorkers’ credit unions. “
N.Y. attorney general accuses photography studio of failing to provide photos to hundreds of families
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a lawsuit Feb. 6 against GND Studios LLC, a photography studio operating as Big League Pics, and its owner, Robert Dungan, for allegations of failing to deliver photographs of youth baseball and softball players to hundreds of parents who had purchased photos.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Jan. 10 that he is urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to be proactive in ensuring public utility companies do not harm consumers while receiving a major windfall. Schneiderman joins other attorneys general, as well as state agencies and consumer advocates, as part of a bipartisan coalition to defend consumers in this issue.