LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – While initially calling out 16 lawyers for possible sanctions on both sides of a class action settlement, a federal judge has ordered five of those attorneys to be sanctioned.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) — Cory Groshek has applied for hundreds of jobs and, though he has barely worked a day at any of them, he’s still managed to receive plenty of payments from those companies.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) -- Litigation reform should go hand-in-hand with healthcare reform, but don't expect any substantive reform of the Affordable Care Act anytime soon, says a congressman from North Carolina.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - On Aug. 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia rejected a petition for review of a decision by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) administrative law judges.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged OMICS Group Inc. and two affiliated companies with deceiving academics and researchers about the nature of its publications and hiding fees that range from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
Father Emmanuel Lemelson, the chief investment officer of Lemelson Capital Management, argues the article, published in March, has hurt his business and his standing within the Eastern Orthodox Church. Bloomberg had the lawsuit removed to a Massachusetts federal court in August.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) — The owners and operators of seven Michigan apartment complexes have agreed to settlements resolving allegations of violating the Fair Housing Act, the Justice Department has announced. The defendants allegedly discriminated against families with children.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that the ringleader and two other defendants of the alleged IWorks online billing scheme have agreed to settle allegations of taking more than $280 million from consumers.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced Dr. Jesus Villegas and his pediatric dental practices – Fairfield Pediatric Dentistry LLC in Milford and Haven Pediatric Dentistry LLC in West Haven – will pay $1,367,466 to resolve allegations of violating sate laws.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced a federal district court ruling that states the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) complied with the Fair Housing Act concerning distribution of low-income housing tax credits.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have released finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles in order to improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon pollution.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Three women have filed a class action suit against a South Korea company alleging that it manufactures and distributes washing machines that are defective in nature and explode during normal use.