A group of seasonal workers who were hired to pick blueberries from Clear Springs Farming filed a class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, citing discrimination and lack of compensation.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit this month ordered a lower court to dismiss a case that centered on a receipt plaintiff Jeremy Meyers received after dining at Nicolet Restaurant of De Pere LLC. The receipt did not abbreviate the expiration date on his credit card, which is a violation of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act.
A Texas-based energy provider is confident a new lawsuit alleging it committed consumer fraud by misleading customers on what they would pay on their monthly bills will be dismissed by a New Jersey court.
NEWARK, N.J.(Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced Dec. 16 that the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs cited 21 unlicensed moving companies and fined them each $2,500.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Dec. 19 that his office has filed two separate complaints against the Washington State Budget and Policy Center and a 2016 candidate for the Thurston County Board of Commissioners for allegations of campaign finance violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Dec. 20 that it had approved an application from American Air Liquide Holdings Inc. to sell to Reliant Holdings Ltd. certain assets related to liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice production at facilities in Galva, Iowa, and Sergeant Bluff, Iowa.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a settlement Dec. 20 with Turn Inc., a Redwood City, California-based company that enables sellers to target digital advertisements to consumers.
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Dec. 14 that Brothers Market & Meat Mart in Houston has been closed after it allegedly violated the terms of a temporary injunction.
FLINT,Mich. (Legal Newsline) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Dec. 20 that his office has charged two former state of Michigan emergencymanagers, Darnell Earley and Gerald Ambrose, with allegations of failing to protect Flint citizens from health hazards caused by contaminated drinking water.
COLUMBUS (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey released comments on Dec. 19 expressing opposition to the federal government’s Stream Protection Rule.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York resident has filed a suit against Nestle USA Inc. over claims that she was deceived by the company’s marketing of its Lean Cuisine frozen meals as being “preservative free.”
Advocates for Individuals With Disabilities Foundation (AIDF) is suing Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to make Brnovich investigate thousands of alleged Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Dec. 19 that his office has filed a complaint in Thurston County Superior Court against Teresa Purcell for alleged campaign finance violations.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A class action against Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. was recently denied class certification by California federal judge, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney, because the plaintiff was ruled to be an inadequate class representative.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced Dec. 16 that Southern Coal Corporation has agreed to settle with Virginia and other Appalachian states after allegations of systemically polluting waterways in violation of state and federal laws.