ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has announced his office has reached a settlement with Family Dermatology PC after allegations the company violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced her office has sued Cataldo Ambulance Service Inc. (Cataldo) for $600,000 after allegations the company overbilled the state’s Medicaid program (MassHealth).
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative (SMBSC) will resolve allegations of Clean Water Act violations through the signing of a $6 million agreement, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has announced.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA), who is sponsoring the ACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act, is
testifying before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Constitution and
Civil Justice today on behalf of the bill he says will help stop plaintiffs’ lawyers
from “trying to enrich themselves on the backs of the disabled.”
According to reports, more than 100,000 customers filed claims before an April deadline. They argued in their lawsuits that the company’s pet food products were not consistent with its “True Blue Promise.”
TOLEDO, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - A firefighter pension assets manager is suing a real estate investment trust, a nursing home operator, and several of their executive officers, alleging they misled investors.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - Two women are suing a residential mortgage loan servicer, an insurance company and a privately held financial services company, alleging the defendants unjustly profit from borrowers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Justice Department announced that the United States is suing Guild Mortgage in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for allegedly violating the False Claims Act by improperly originating and underwriting mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA).
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Diamond Staffing agreed to pay $7,900 to resolve allegations of pregnancy discrimination, New Jersey Acting Attorney General Robert Lougy and the Division of Civil Rights announced.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that the state has reached separate settlements with Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Home Centers LLC after allegations of violating a 2010 state law enacted to reduce water pollution.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it proposed increases in renewable fuel volume requirements for all different types of biofuels that fall under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced that she has asked Richard Cordray, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to hold a conference of states to discuss the ideas in the March 26 outline of potential new standards and limitations on credit lines, installment loans, deposit advances, automobile-title secured loans and payday loans.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs in antitrust lawsuits need to be even more mindful than ever of their case's geographic market after a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit decision dismissed a Sherman Act complaint, an antitrust attorney said in a recent interview.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Illinois resident Yvonne Averhart was one of many who filed a class action lawsuit against SuperValu Inc. last month, alleging that the company represents that its grated Parmesan cheese product is composed of 100 percent cheese when it actually consists of a mixture of cheese and non-cheese filler substance derived from wood chips.