Cobb County filed eight separate lawsuits in federal court last month, alleging the suppliers failed to properly assess, collect and pay 911 charges as required by state law. Gwinnett County joined in filing seven of the suits.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission has reached a $2 million agreement with the creators and marketers of the Lumosity “brain training” program over allegations of deceiving consumers.
On Nov. 25, a U.S. District judge dismissed a class action lawsuit against Ford, Toyota and GM, ruling the claim that cars were susceptible to electronic hacking had no evidence of personal injury to support it.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – In a case also involving 13 other states and the District of Columbia, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a friend-of-the-court briefing that asks the Supreme Court of the United States to invalidate two Texas law provisions that restrict access to abortion services in that state.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Justice Department announced that Novum Structures LLC has agreed to plead guilty and pay $3 million to resolve allegations of improperly using foreign materials on construction projects involving federal funds.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Federal Trade Commission has reached a $250,000 agreement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions Inc. to resolve allegations the company falsely advertised the encryption level it provided to protect patient data.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – On behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche over alleged faulty emission control systems in their vehicles.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced his office is suing Thrifty Propane for allegedly misrepresenting its services and failing to properly deliver propane to customers across Ohio.
The Illinois Supreme Court recently ruled against a plaintiff in a mesothelioma case, stating that the claim did not meet the time limitations established in the Workers’ Compensation Act and the Workers’ Occupational Disease Act.
DAYTON, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio law firm is suing a consulting and forensic services company and former stockholders of Stone Age Equipment over an actual controversy connected to a separate arbitration.