Syngenta Crop Protection LLC in Greensboro, North Carolina, will pay $766,508 in civil penalties and spend $436,990 to perform a Supplemental Environmental Project after allegations of violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Ernst & Young, one of the major public accounting firms in the United States, will pay $9.3 million after allegations that two of its audit partners violated SEC impartiality rules because they got too close to its clients.
The Department of Justice has announced that North American Health Care Inc., along with John Sorenson, chairman of the board, and Margaret Gelvezon, senior vice president of reimbursement analysis, will pay a total of $30 million after allegations of violating the False Claims Act.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – How much could rules governing which experts can testify in civil trials matter? In the case of Johnson & Johnson, so far it's possibly $127 million - and likely to grow.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - A new start-up has been using algorithms to search out civil
lawsuits for investment purposes with the expectation of a big payoff. To attorney Robert Sheridan, Legalist is a sign the legal financing industry is getting more sophisticated.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that 30 Hop restaurant and bar in Coralville, Iowa, will enter a proposed consent decree to resolve allegations of violating the new construction requirements of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has notified the U.S. Supreme Court that attorneys general from California, Iowa, Maryland, Oregon, Washington and the commonwealth of Virginia seek to join Arkansas’ complaint against Delaware.
SHERMAN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — The Department of Justice has announced that the Sherman Division of the Eastern District of Texas has entered a stipulated order for permanent injunction and civil penalty judgment against David J. Devany. Devany is a former vice president of Commercial Recovery System Inc. (CRS).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A recent press release from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau doesn't represent the actual allegations to which a for-profit education company has settled, a Philadelphia attorney says.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – Although a lawsuit filed by Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) against 34 gasoline manufacturers is still in its early stages, similar cases filed in other jurisdictions have resulted in positive results for plaintiffs looking to recover the costs related to the cleanup of gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE).
WASHINGTON – Cheryl Mills, personal counsel to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former deputy counsel to President Bill Clinton, bore a judge’s blame for a bad search of email at the White House in 1998.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Wayne Farms has denied any wrongdoing in a case filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging it discriminated against its employees because of their disabilities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial
Protection Bureau (CFPB) has filed lawsuits against five title lenders in
Arizona – Auto Cash Leasing LLC, Interstate Lending LLC, Oasis Title Loans LLC, Phoenix Title Loans LLC and Presto Auto Loans Inc.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – Crystal Clean LLC of Elgin, Illinois, will pay $400,000 for new energy-efficient lighting at several schools in Gary, Indiana, to resolve allegations of violating rules regarding the handling of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that Nutraclick, a nutritional supplement and beauty product marketer, has agreed to settle allegations that it charged consumers monthly fees without consent.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — The Department of Justice has announced a settlement with the city of Seattle that resolves liability for alleged injured natural resources at the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund site.