LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) - The attorneys general of Nevada and Washington on Friday asked two separate federal courts to stop the planned acquisition of various Safeway grocery stores in their states, arguing the proposed merger is unlawful and will hurt businesses.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman asked GNC, Walmart, Target and Walgreens on Tuesday to stop selling herbal supplements that allegedly either did not have all their ingredients listed on their labels or did not contain advertised substances.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - Ocean Hunters, Inc. and its owner, Abdiel Falcon, face a complaint filed by Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi this week alleging the company participated in misleading business practices by selling fraudulent diving certification courses and cards.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - California is one of 19 states that will benefit from a $1.5 billion settlement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services, LLC (S&P) and its parent company after S&P allegedly inflated investment vehicle notes and mortgage-backed securities, it was announced on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsine) - Three Chinese citizens filed a class action lawsuit against a health supplement company and a number of its affiliates on Friday over allegations of false advertising and associated infringements dating back to 2007.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation (CHSPSC) and three of its partner hospitals in New Mexico reached a $75 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department on Monday over allegations they violated the False Claims Act.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane alleged on Wednesday that Infinite Care, Inc. and its sister company, Infinite Care Special Needs, participated in a $1 million Medicaid scheme to fraudulently bill for services they didn’t provide.
PHILADELPHIA (Legal Newsline) – Two law firms and eight individuals are filing the bulk of lawsuits that allege the premises of businesses in Pennsylvania are not in compliance with a federal disabilities law.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Thursday, U.S. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, joined by other federal lawmakers, re-introduced the Innovation Act -- the same patent reform legislation that passed in 2013.
URL Pharma, Inc., Mutual Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. and United Research Laboratories, Inc. filed an antitrust suit against Reckitt Benckiser, Inc. on Feb. 3 alleging unfair trade practices in the sale and distribution of Mucinex.