Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced settlements on Friday with multiple landlords to resolve allegations that they refused to rent to families with children.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation announced a settlement on Monday with a Chicago-based law firm that allegedly unlawfully charged consumers upfront fees.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced Tuesday the filing of a complaint against Peregrine Financial Group Inc., a registered futures commission merchant, and owner Russell R. Wasendorf, Sr.
Mix SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A Santa Clara Valley Medical Center pharmacist has filed a complaint against the Service Employees International Union Local 521 for allegedly refusing to honor his right to refrain from full-dues-paying union membership.
SHERMAN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint Tuesday against Orthofix International, a Texas-based medical device company that settled the charges for $5.2 million.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit was filed Tuesday in the New York federal court for customers who bought American Depository Receipts of Barclay, two subsidiaries and the company's former chairman and chief executive.
Harris LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Wednesday key provisions of Attorney General Kamala Harris' Homeowner Bill of Rights, protecting homeowners and borrowers during the mortgage and foreclosure process.
Flaherty PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) - The Rhode Island Supreme Court last week upheld a lower court's judgment in favor of a well-known local radio talk show host who engaged in an on-air rant over a "roast" of local public figures.
Chiesa TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa and the Division on Civil Rights announced a $90,000 settlement on Tuesday with a school district in Hudson County that allegedly discriminated against a disabled teacher's aide.
Schneiderman ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Tuesday that his office has filed 12 lawsuits throughout New York against retailers who allegedly violated the state's labeling laws by selling synthetic drugs.
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced on Wednesday that she has begun a review of standards used to measure utility companies' overall service quality to determine if they are sufficient.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - The Department of Labor has announced that a Nevada onion grower will pay a record total of $2,338,700 in back wages to 1,365 workers, along with a civil penalty of $500,000, for alleged violations of the H-2A visa program.
McGraw CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia-based Fast Auto Loans Inc. has been ordered to stop collecting payments, seizing vehicles and entering into new loans with West Virginia residents, according to Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office.
Turner WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A House subcommittee chairman has expressed indignation at the refusal of officials to meet with the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program about the treatment of Delphi pensions.