ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — Missouri Attorney General Chris
Koster has announced preliminary injunctions against Beverley Diltz, Critique
Services LLC, Renee Mayweather, Dean Meriweather and Robert Dellamano after
allegations of violating the state’s Merchandising Practices Act.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has announced her office has sent a letter to Frontier Communications Corporations seeking better customer service on behalf of Floridians.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in a recent decision, stood by its precedents. Since 1990, the appeals court has generally held that patent infringement litigation can be filed anywhere the defendant makes any sales. That means most big businesses, which tend to conduct business in a majority of states, can be sued for patent infringement just about anywhere. The VENUE Act, introduced in the U.S. Senate in March, looks to change that.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has charged in a lawsuit that Murphy Oil Corporation violated federal law when a spin-off company fired a store manager because of his disability.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Cummins Power Generation Inc., a Minneapolis-based power company, will pay $87,500 and furnish other relief to resolve allegations it committed disability discrimination.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Ellucian will pay $140,000 and provide significant non-monetary relief to resolve allegations of discrimination.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has announced a $100,000 settlement with Asbestos Specialists Inc. (ASI) after allegations the Baltimore-based company committed national origin discrimination.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – As expected, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has asked the full roster of judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to review a decision affirming a four-game suspension imposed by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced the owners and operators of Moonshine Whiskey Bar in Tempe, Arizona, will pay $66,000 to settle allegations of pregnancy discrimination.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced Global Horizons Inc., a farm labor contractor, will pay $7,658,500 to resolve an alleged pattern of subjecting Thai farm workers in Washington to a hostile work environment, harassment and discrimination.
The House Financial Services Committee has launched an investigation into the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed regulation of pre-dispute arbitration agreements, requesting various information from the bureau.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – The restaurant industry seemingly will not face a ruling sought by a woman with celiac disease who claimed she was discriminated against when she was charged extra for gluten-free items at P.F. Chang’s.