SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — An individual has filed a class-action lawsuit against All Web Leads, Inc., d/b/a Bankrateinsurance.com, alleging he received unwanted calls despite being placed on the Do Not Call Registry.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) — Platte River Networks, email contractor for presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton, has never managed information any more than a car salesman fixes cars.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - A friend-of-the court brief recently filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Joshua Blackman v. Amber Gascho asks if it is fair for attorneys in class action settlements to receive more in fees than the class members receive in settlement.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) - Up until this past August, two California music companies were enforcing the copyright of the song “Happy Birthday” and requiring television shows and movies to pay royalties to use the song.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that Farmers Insurance Exchange will pay $225,000 after allegations of race discrimination and retaliation.
WILMINGTON, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that ABC Phones of North Carolina, which does business as A Wireless, will pay $50,000 after allegations of same-sex sexual harassment.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that BNV Home Care Agency Inc., a provider of companionship and home care services for seniors throughout New York City, will pay $125,000 after allegations of genetic discrimination.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced last week that it will issue a second Federal Register notice on proposed compulsory process orders to marketers of electronic cigarettes. The goal will be to obtain information about their sales and marketing expenditures.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced last week that it has joined the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division in an amicus brief filed by the Solicitor General in the cases of Visa Inc., et al. v. Osborn and Visa Inc., et al v. Stoumbos.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced this week that Sharp Healthcare, one of San Diego County’s largest private companies, will pay $90,000 after allegations of disability discrimination.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - As trial lawyers seek a Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, as well as a Democratic president, a major asbestos firm in Massachusetts is catching flak for doling out bonuses to its attorneys that match their contributions to various political campaigns -- mostly Democratic.
When Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray wrote a letter in August, giving the bureau's views about whether credit discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation violates the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), it prompted speculation.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - The allegations that
brought to light questionable practices at Wells Fargo and Co. have
prompted the international banking corporation to conduct its own internal
investigation on the matter.
OKLAHOMA CITY (Legal Newsline) - Oklahoma landowners have filed a federal class action lawsuit against Texas-based oil and natural gas company Marathon Oil, asserting the energy giant owes more than $5 million in gas and oil royalties.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — Individuals have filed a class action lawsuit against Ebro North America and New World Pasta Co. Inc., manufacturer, citing alleged false advertising, misleading labeling and omissions, misrepresentations, and failure to warn.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — Individuals have filed a class action lawsuit against US Student Loan Center, a California corporation, citing alleged violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).