PORTLAND, Ore. (Legal Newsline) – Two attorneys and a nonprofit group from Oregon is seeking a declaration from a court that the state's statute requiring mandatory membership in the Oregon State Bar is unconstitutional.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Four consumers allege an appliance manufacturer falsely advertises a cleaning feature in its line of kitchen appliances.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) – A skydiving company in Nevada alleges Groupon's anticompetitive activity caused it to lose revenue.
BOSTON — A Nebraska telecommunications infrastructure company has reached a settlement with the state of Massachusetts to resolve allegations the company failed to pay subcontractors under a contracted project for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT).
CHICAGO — An 11-state attorneys general coalition is opposing the U.S. Department of Labor's recent proposed change that would allow 16- and 17-year-old workers to operate power-drive patient lifts without training or supervision.
MONTGOMERY — A recently enacted Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) water rule by the Trump administration is receiving praise from Alabama's Attorney General Steve Marshall who says the rule will "define" the Clean Water Act.
NEW YORK — An airport ground handling company has reached a $12.3 million settlement with the state of New York to resolve charges the company made "kickback payments" in order to leverage contracts for JFK International Airport and other airports across the U.S.
DENVER — Two Colorado food truck fabricators have received an injunction from the U.S. District Court, District of Colorado after allegations by the state's Attorney General's Office that the company made false promises regarding delivering finished food trucks to purchasers, causing financial harm.
ALBANY, N.Y. — The state of New York has filed a lawsuit against the Target and Walmart, as well as LaRose Industries, alleging the sale of lead-contaminated toys with nearly 10 times more than legal level of lead allowed by federal standards.
Washington Supreme Court affirms lower court was right to enjoin safe injection site initiative from ballot
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Washington has affirmed a lower court's ruling that the King County Council overstepped its authority with a ballot initiative involving funding for safe injection sites throughout the county.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – A former employee of Microsoft Corp. has been granted a reversal in her retaliation case against the tech giant.
BOSTON — An investigation by the state of Massachusetts into Aetna Health Insurance Company's coverage of behavioral health care for its members has led to a settlement between the insurer and the state's attorney general's office, which includes changes to mental health care access.
BISMARCK, N.D. — A North Dakota restaurant faces a lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging the restaurant fired a server after she disclosed her pregnancy.
SEATTLE — A former Washington state residential care facility has been ordered to pay $2.79 million after a lawsuit filed by the state's attorney general alleges the company submitted close to $1 million in false Medicaid claims.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California consumer alleges the manufacturer of the ProHT power banks misrepresents the product's capacity.
BALTIMORE — A Maryland doctor with practices in two states, has reached a $3.07 million settlement with Maryland over allegations of submitting fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A DuPage County, Illinois resident has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations a prescription drug was contaminated with a probable human carcinogen.
CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has joined a 29-state, county and city coalition, urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend its proposals that would decrease some environmental pollution rules designed to limit power plant and car emissions.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – Three consumers allege a Yeti product does not securely hold cans and bottles in place as advertised.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York consumer has filed a class-action lawsuit over allegations a brand of insect repellent is "worthless."