RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced a lawsuit against RTG Furniture Corp. of Georgia, a Florida corporation operating Rooms to Go furniture stores and distribution centers around the country, for allegations of violating federal anti-pregnancy discrimination laws.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced it has settled with Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc. after allegations Warner deceived consumers during a marketing campaign for the video game "Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor."
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced Ross-Clayton Funeral Home Inc. will settle allegations it violated the Funeral Rule, which requires funeral providers to disclose pricing and important information to consumers when going over funeral arrangements.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — James Havassy and Hamilton Law Group PC will settle allegations of violating state laws when attempting collect medical debts, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has announced.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York City-based Delta Services, Inc. (“Delta”), its predecessor Ultimate Security Force Inc., also known as U.S.F. (“Ultimate Security”), and owner Jeffreys Paulino, used false job lists and promises of employment to trick unemployed consumers, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman alleges in a lawsuit.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) — Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring has announced Alpha Natural Resources Inc. has committed to pay $12 million to help clean up the former Twin Star Mine in Buchanan County.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller has announced that a federal judge has heard oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Indiana regulations on liquid manufacturing used in electronic smoking devices.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), urging it to drop the practice of deferring blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM) even once within 12 months of trying to donate blood.
DOVER, Del. (Legal Newsline) — The Delaware Department of Justice has notified DraftKings Inc., FanDuel Inc. and Yahoo! Inc. that state law disallows their respective online fantasy sports activities. The department asked the organizations to add Delaware to their lists of states in which players are not legally permitted to win monetary prizes.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — INDYCAR LLC has agreed to provide $925,000 in refunds for advance tickets purchased for the canceled Boston Grand Prix, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced. Healey also noted she filed a lawsuit against Boston Grand Prix LLC (BGP) and CEO John Casey, seeking full refunds for all ticket purchasers.
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) — The Office of Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has announced Schmidt has joined 14 other state attorneys general in a letter to Congress, urging it to take action reforming the federal agency rule-making process.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — K12 Inc., a for-profit online charter school operator, and the 14 affiliated non-profit schools known as the California Virtual Academies (CAVA Schools), will settle a case involving allegations of false claims, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced.
The plaintiffs argued the engines with the CAT Regeneration System, or CRS, failed, causing the company’s ACERT C13 and C15 on-highway diesel engines to lose horsepower and shut down, requiring Caterpillar-authorized dealer technicians to repair the engines. The plaintiffs alleged they could not effectively do so.
The maximum penalties for Occupational Safety and Health Administration violations will see a nearly 80 percent rise this summer, after the Federal government decided to bring them up to pace with inflation.
BOISE, Idaho (Legal Newsline) – Private Client Payment Corp. (PCPC) has agreed to settle allegations of misleading state businesses, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden said. PCPC will pay $9,000 in restitution to business owners who filed complaints.
ORLANDO, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Ramnarain II LLC, an Orlando staffing company serving Central Florida's hospitality industry, over allegations of firing an employee over his Rastafarian religious practices.