GREENVILLE, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – NHC Healthcare/Clinton LLC, due to allegations of pregnancy and disability discrimination, will pay $50,000 and provide substantial injunctive relief, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced.
OLYMPIA, Washington (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has welcomed the advancement of his bill that would update the Open Public Meetings Act by the House State Government Committee.
Story CopyBOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) — Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden resolved a consumer protection case with Vurv LLC, a Boise-based telemarketer, and its fulfillment partner, Drug Testing Compliance Group LLC, over allegations of unsolicited calls.
BUFFALO (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced a report on the state’s concert and sports ticket industry that uncovered alleged practices and abuses that prevent consumers from receiving affordable ticket prices.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — A consortium of law firms will join the Maryland office of the attorney general in taking action against petroleum manufacturers that allegedly used a chemical additive that contaminated groundwater throughout Maryland, Attorney General Brian E. Frosh has announced.
RICHMOND, Virginia (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced his office will place a new emphasis on supporting state businesses by taking action against patent trolling in Virginia.
Just as attorneys who were warned not to pursue a frivolous False Claims Act lawsuit were about to be assessed a suggested $170,000 penalty, they came to a settlement with the companies they’d been suing for five years.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced that her office will expand the Abandoned Housing Initiative (AHI), which supports cities and towns addressing the impacts of the foreclosure crisis.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) reached an agreement with Advantage Transit Group Inc., a transportation company operating in the Capital region, over alleged fraud, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced.