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Brooklyn treatment center settles False Claims Act allegations for $600K

Schneiderman

Mass. landlord to pay $20K to tenant who alleged sexual orientation-based harassment

Coakley

Wis. AG announces $20K judgment against junk dealers

Van Hollen

Mo. contractor ordered to pay $344K

Koster

Telemarketers settle with Arizona AG, must provide restitution

Horne

Class action lawsuit filed against Hooters

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit has been filed against Hooters of America after class members claim it violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Former Madison County judge asks supporters for financial help

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Wednesday article in The Hill suggests a low voter turnout so far in the primaries may have Democrats worried and on the offensive to make a push for more donations – a conclusion supported by a recent barrage of money-seeking emails from an Illinois Congressional candidate.

Ohio governor holds double-digit lead over Dem challenger

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – A new poll shows Gov. John Kasich holds a 12-point lead over his Democratic challenger, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald.

Class action filed by iPhone users who say they were spied on

SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) - A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple by class members who claim the company was spying on them with the iPhone's location tracking tools.

New York AG reaches clean water agreement with New York City

Story CopyNEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $960,000 agreement with New York City on Thursday that will fund clean water projects in the Long Island Sound and the upper East River.

New York AG sues Rochester-based home improvement contractor

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Maine AG obtains proposed judgment against used car dealer

Story CopyAUGUSTA, Maine (Legal Newsline) - Maine Attorney General Janet Mills announced a proposed consent judgment on Thursday against a used car dealer who allegedly engaged in unscrupulous business practices.

Punitive damages allowed in asbestos MDL maritime docket

PILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Judge Eduardo C. Robreno, who oversees an asbestos multidistrict litigation in Philadelphia federal court, has decided that punitive damages awards are permitted in the maritime docket as a matter of law to seamen bringing unseaworthiness asbestos claims against shipowners.

San Diego Comic-Con claims Salt Lake convention is infringing on its IP by using ‘Comic Con’ term

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Last month, organizers of the Salt Lake Comic Con received a cease and desist order from San Diego Comic-Con -- the epic annual comic convention -- demanding it stop using the term “Comic Con.”

N.Y. AG reaches clean water agreement with NYC

Schneiderman

N.Y. AG suing Rochester home improvement contractor

Schneiderman

User car dealer enters consent judgment with Maine AG

Mills

Ford, GM sued over CD players

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Ford and General Motors are being sued in a class action lawsuit by the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, alleging the CD players in the vehicles violate the law by ripping music to the vehicle's hard drive.

North Carolina AG obtains order against Greensboro utility company

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Justices spending to retain seats on Tenn. SC bench

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Legal Newsline) – With the retention election less than a week away, three Tennessee Supreme Court justices appointed by a Democratic governor are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to ensure they keep their seats on the state’s highest court.