BOSTON — A Massachusetts behavioral health care center will pay $612,000 for allegedly charging patients excessive cash fees for opioid addiction treatments that already were covered by the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth).
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office News
BOSTON — The state of Massachusetts and HSBC Securities (HSBC) have reached a $26.8 million settlement regarding allegations the company secured unfair residential mortgage loans, according to the state attorney general.
BOSTON — American Military University has agreed to a $270,000 settlement regarding allegations by the state of Massachusetts that the school violated state law by misleading veterans.
BOSTON — A Massachusetts construction company has agreed to pay more than $121,000 in wages and penalties stemming from citations over violating the state's minimum wage laws.
BOSTON — The state of Massachusetts has settled with Town Fair Tires for $81,000 over allegations the company illegally removed and disposed of asbestos material during the expansion of its Springfield tire store.
BOSTON — As part of an assurance of discontinuance filed in Suffolk Superior Court by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, a Tennessee credit union will discharge close to $650,000 in loan debt to students who were allegedly scammed by a company selling false educational materials.
BOSTON — A coalition of 15 state attorneys general lead by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing against forced arbitration for interstate truck drivers fighting against compensation agreement violations.
BOSTON — The state of Massachusetts is accusing an upscale shoe and clothing store owner of denying service to an African-American and Middle Easterner who were shopping in his Back Bay store.
BOSTON — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey's allegations that a Quincy-based electrical and lighting product supplier overbilled hundreds of state entities, have been resolved with a $2.3 million settlement.
BOSTON — A Berkshire County hotel will pay $62,000 in restitution and penalties for alleged illegal paycheck deductions.
BOSTON — Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company has agreed to refund consumer premiums and to pay Massachusetts nearly $20,000 for allegations that one of its agents sold polices in the state without holding a license.
BOSTON — Consent judgments recently were entered in the Suffolk Superior Court for the settlement of a complaint by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey against Russell land owners and three companies who allegedly dumped solid waste and altered wetlands.
BOSTON — A California loan debt relief company which faced allegations by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey of charging unlawful upfront fees and misleading consumers, has agreed to pay $44,593 and to stop doing business in Massachusetts.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced June 12 that she is filing a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma LP and Purdue Pharma Inc. (Purdue) over allegations of misleading consumers and prescribers about opioid addiction and health risks.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 29 that she convened with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and state institutional leaders to create zero-tolerance policies for sex buying in Massachusetts workplaces. The initiative is called Employers Against Sex Trafficking (EAST). “
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 24 that Search Fund Accelerator (SFA) and its President Timothy Bovard and Treasurer Jeremy Silverman will pay $550,187 to settle allegations of violating the state’s wage and hour laws.
Massachusetts attorney general alleges three construction companies failed to pay proper wage to workers
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 18 that her office cited three construction companies in the commonwealth more than $155,000 over allegations they all failed to pay the proper prevailing wage rate for work done on public works projects.
Mass. attorney general secures $244,000 from Delaware Life Insurance after concerns over annuity payments
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 24 that Delaware Life Insurance Co. will pay $244,000 over allegations it failed to provide payments and forms in a timely and accurate manner for certain annuity contracts.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced May 14 that she and Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman are leading led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state attorneys general in urging Congress to fund the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) in the fiscal year 2019 commerce, justice, science and related agencies appropriations bill. “
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced April 27 that Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Inc. will pay $50,000 after allegations of improperly canceling the insurance policies of about 200 homeowners in the state.