WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice (DOJ) says an investigation by the Medicare Strike Force involving the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the FBI and the Louisiana State Attorney General's Office, resulted in two Baton Rouge residents pleading guilty for their role in a $21 million Medicare fraud plot.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has provided a $2 million National Emergency Grant supplemental award providing an estimated 1,175 additional jobless workers in North Carolina with partial premium payments for health insurance coverage.
WASHINGTON -- The Labor Department's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has announced that government contractor JacintoPort International has agreed to settle allegations of hiring discrimination on the basis of race involving 48 African-American and 21 Caucasian job applicants rejected for longshoreman positions at the company's Houston facility.
Jepsen HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) - Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Energy Commissioner Daniel Etsy have announced a judgment resolving a lawsuit against a Newington dairy manufacturer that allegedly made wastewater discharge violations.
QUINCY, Ind. (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller's office will look into complaints against GCQ Advertising after the company allegedly sent invoices to businesses with which it had no relationship.
Madigan CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the results of three undercover operations that confiscated nearly 2,000 packages of synthetic marijuana with a street value of approximately $40,000 from stores throughout the state.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw said Tuesday his office has reached a $13.5 million settlement with Capital One over the bank's past credit card practices.
Bondi NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) - Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a brief on Thursday in the multi-district oil spill proceedings in New Orleans challenging a plan that she says will take hundreds of millions of dollars from business and individual claimants.
Miller DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - A spokesman for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says that despite last week's meeting, there is no settlement in a nationwide investigation of the foreclosure practices of the nation's top mortgage servicers.
Chesley CINCINNATI (Legal Newsline) - A federal appeals court was expected Tuesday to hear the case of two attorneys sentenced to 20 years in a federal prison for their roles in duping clients out of millions in settlement money.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) - A U.S. Navy veteran was awarded more than $7.5 million after a motorcycle collision resulted in injuries to his groin and reconstructive surgery that permanently altered the length of his penis.