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Justice Department, EPA secure Clean Air Act settlement with Denver's PDC Energy

Mark Iandolo Nov. 14, 2017, 9:25am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the state of Colorado announced Oct. 31 that PDC Energy Inc. agreed to resolve allegations of violating the Clean Air Act when it failed to reduce volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions at its facilities in the Denver area.

Customer accuses Chipotle of failing to prevent data breach

Louie Torres Jul. 19, 2017, 10:27am

A customer has filed a class action lawsuit against Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., citing alleged breach of contract, breach of duty and negligence.

EPA, Justice Department, Colorado settle with Rocky Mountain Bottle in emissions case

Mark Iandolo Jul. 12, 2017, 9:49am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the state of Colorado announced June 30 that Rocky Mountain Bottle Company LLC (RMBC) has agreed to install emissions controls on the glass furnaces at its glass bottle manufacturing facility in Wheat Ridge, Colorado.

Federal government, Colorado accuse PDC Energy of violating environmental law

Mark Iandolo Jul. 5, 2017, 12:16pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Colorado, on behalf of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), announced June 26 the filing of a civil complaint against PDC Energy Inc. (PDC) for allegations of environmental law violations.

Woman who sued Chipotle over being in picture settles; Court records showed she had $100 to her name

Laura Halleman Jun. 30, 2017, 5:34am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A lawsuit against Chipotle Mexican Grill involving a California woman who alleged unlawful use of a photo has reached a settlement.

Oklahoma police pension system says Jagged Peak, multiple banks misrepresented financials

Mike Torres Jun. 23, 2017, 9:29am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) — A pension system has filed a class action lawsuit against Jagged Peak Energy, Citigroup Global Markets, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) and other financial institutions, alleging liability and negligence.

Former MLS player alleges attorneys botched medical malpractice lawsuit against DC United

Jessica Karmasek Apr. 19, 2017, 5:04pm

Plaintiff Bryan Namoff, a former DC United defenseman, filed a complaint for damages in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia April 4. He seeks to recover more than $126,000 in costs he paid to attorneys Steven Shapiro and Joseph Cammarata, in addition to punitive damages.

Justice Department sues to block dietary supplement sales

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:38pm

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado has entered a permanent injunction against EonNutra LLC, two related companies and owner Michael Floren to block the sale of allegedly adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements.

Woman suing Chipotle for billions over photo has $100 to her name

Gianni da Costa Jan. 18, 2017, 2:27pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – Faced with unemployment and only $100 to her name, a California woman has sued fast-food giant Chipotle for $2.2 billion over the allegedly unlawful use of a photo.

Property owners accuse Texas corporation of negligent misrepresentation

Louie Torres Dec. 15, 2016, 9:25am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) — Four property owners are suing a Texas business and its officers, alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation and tortious interference.

Woman claims she faced retaliation from Higher Education Inc. for reporting alleged violations

Louie Torres Nov. 9, 2016, 10:55am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – A woman alleges the operator of for-profit colleges in Colorado retaliated against her for reporting purported violations.

Couple claim Specialized Loan Servicing misapplied loan payments

Wadi Reformado Oct. 21, 2016, 8:47am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – An Alabama couple have filed a class action lawsuit against a Highland Ranch, Colorado, mortgage servicer over allegations it misapplied payments on the debt.

Colorado announces settlement with AAAA TEVA after alleged deceptive practices

Mark Iandolo Oct. 11, 2016, 11:36am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) —Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has announced County Line Vacuum & Appliance, which does business as AAAA Television Electronics Vacuum & Appliance (AAAA TEVA), along with owner Muhammed Murib and sales manager Omar Murib, will be banned from performing electronics repairs after allegations of taking advantage of consumers.

Attorney says Eighth Circuit's decision in data collection case not surprising

Chad Birt Sep. 23, 2016, 2:01pm

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) -- The recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to apply Spokeo to reject the standing of a privacy case isn’t surprising, a Phoenix lawyer says.

Two Colorado residents accuse solar company, financial firm of improper agreements

Michael Abella Sep. 6, 2016, 4:18pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) — A Colorado couple are suing a solar company and a financing firm, alleging improper agreements.

TransAm Trucking denied appeal in alleged retaliation case

Dawn Geske Sep. 6, 2016, 9:44am

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has denied a trucking company's request to overturn a decision that said it retaliated against a former employee who left a trailer on the side of the road.

Dish Network alleges Tribune Broadcasting aired defamatory content

Wadi Reformado Aug. 17, 2016, 11:13pm

DENVER — A Colorado company has filed suit against Tribune Broadcasting Co. LLC, claiming that the broadcasting company allegedly made defamatory content about the plaintiff and broadcast it via its channels and various websites.

Attorney: FCC exempting federal government from TCPA lawsuits ‘hypocritical’

Dawn Geske Aug. 9, 2016, 1:11pm

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has made a declaration exempting itself from lawsuits brought through the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law at the center of numerous class actions filed every week against businesses.

Colorado Attorney General warns consumers about potential 'timeshare reseller' scams

Mark Iandolo Jun. 17, 2016, 8:03pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she is urging consumers who are thinking about selling timeshare interests to look out for common scams perpetrated by so-called “timeshare resellers.”

Colorado Supreme Court invalidates local hydraulic fracturing bans

Mark Iandolo May 9, 2016, 1:09pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) — Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has commented on a recent state Supreme Court decision to invalidate two voter-approved hydraulic fracturing bans enacted by Longmont and Fort Collins.