TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike
DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Red Fitness in Toledo to seek restitution
for consumers after allegations the gym closed without providing refunds to
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced Antiquities Vending Company and owner Alan Huffman have been temporarily banned from operating in the state after allegations of repeatedly failing to complete work or return antiques to consumers.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper has announced that a car title lender that does business as Autoloans, Car Loan, Sovereign Lending Solutions and Title Loan America has been banned from making loans in the state.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced his office has sued Columbus-based 5 Star Remodeling LLC and owner Robert Turnquest for alleged violations of the state’s Consumer Sales Practice Act.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Legal Newsline) — The Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has announced it has joined with other states and the federal government in a $306 million civil settlement with Olympus America Inc. to resolve allegations of illegal kickbacks. Pennsylvania will receive $1.6 million as part of the settlement.
SALEM, Ore. (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Secretary of State Jeanne Atkins have announced the state has settled with “Oregon State Compliance,” a company that allegedly sent Oregon businesses a fake invoice meant to look like it was from the state.
ALBANY, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has announced a joint settlement with the federal government and a coalition of states that resolves allegations that Olympus Corporation of the Americas paid illegal kickbacks to health care providers.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) – A legal battle continues to brew in Charleston, S.C. over the proposed redevelopment of a 1950's-era high-rise building. It's a fight that could have repercussions for developers doing business in historic preservation districts across the country.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — Ohio Attorney General Mike
DeWine has filed a lawsuit against Prime Technologies LLC and operator
Linda Brown Massey, alleging the company tricked consumers into thinking
their computers were infected with a virus in order to profit.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s release of its set of proposed rules coincided with a field hearing held in New Mexico Thursday. Under the bureau’s proposal, companies would still be able to include arbitration clauses in their contracts. However, for contracts subject to the proposal, the clauses would have to say explicitly that they cannot be used to stop consumers from being part of a class action in court.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — A New York court has dismissed the lawsuit of a man who died before certification of a class in his claim against a company that allegedly violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - A representative of the car rental company RelayRides Inc. says that the company is confident it will be able to resolve the class action lawsuit filed against it in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) - The leader of Advance Arkansas Institute and a former lawmaker is ready to start seeking signatures after Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge certified a name and ballot title for a proposed measure.