RICHMOND, Va. - An administrative law judge who alleged his suspension for making false entries on time sheets was because of his race and age has failed on his appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) - Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen filed a complex civil forfeiture lawsuit Wednesday against the former owner of an unlicensed debt adjustment service company.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley issued a statement Monday regarding the decision by several utility companies to appeal fines levied against them for their failed responses to two weather-related events.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) - A hedge fund that owned stock in health care company Celera has lost in its effort to have the New Orleans Employees' Retirement System decertified as class representative in a class action suit against the company but prevailed in its attempt to opt out of the settlement agreement.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed a civil lawsuit Thursday against ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66 for allegedly failing to properly inspect and maintain underground tanks used for gasoline storage.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed lawsuits Wednesday against two home improvement contractors that allegedly failed to meet contract requirements and a home services company that allegedly misrepresented the urgency of repairs.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced a lawsuit Thursday against a Bergen County-based home improvement contractor and two related companies for allegedly violating the Consumer Fraud Act.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli announced a legal victory on Thursday against a federal environmental agency after a judge agreed that attempting to regulate water itself as a pollutant exceeded the agency's authority.
LENEXA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) - A Missouri explosive manufacturing facility has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $580,135 to settle allegations of violating the Clean Air Act and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced a $100,000 civil penalty Monday against a Haddon Township resident who allegedly defrauded investors who bought promissory notes from him.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) - Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller filed a lawsuit Friday against the Carmel-based Ultimate Sports Collection for allegedly collecting online payments from customers and failing to deliver.