LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Supreme Court on March 16 vacated a Court of Appeals decision, ruling it did not have jurisdiction to hear an appeal in a wrongful death lawsuit that involved Baptist Health Medical Center.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Judicial Watch is suing top federal officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, over their alleged failure to prepare a report examining national security issues related to Hillary Clinton's email practices.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said his office has been turning the tide in the fight to protect small businesses in the state from “drive-by” litigation alleging violations of laws protecting the disabled.
Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden will not oppose the proposed sale of St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, a nonprofit hospital in Lewiston, to a for-profit subsidiary of Tennessee-based health care provider.
A group of auto dealerships, holding and management companies and two individuals will pay roughly $3.6 million in restitution after facing allegations of using deceptive and unfair business practices.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado has entered a permanent injunction
against EonNutra LLC, two related companies and owner Michael Floren to block the sale of allegedly adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements.
Nestlé Waters North America, the largest bottled water company in the world, agreed to pay $300,000 over allegations of sex discrimination against a female employee, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said.
Executive Management Services Inc. (EMS), a commercial cleaning and facility management services company headquartered in Indiana, will pay $12,500 to settle allegations of sex discrimination, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said.
New Image Building Services Inc., a Michigan company that provides cleaning services for corporate clients in commercial buildings, agreed to pay $16,000 over allegations of disability discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.
Magnolia Health Corp., a health care and assisted-living facility company, agreed to pay $325,000 and furnish other relief after allegations of violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) said.
A New York information technology firm will pay $45 million over allegations of violating the False Claims Act by making false statements and claims while negotiating and administering a General Services Administration (GSA) contract, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Charles River Laboratories International Inc. agreed to pay $1.8 million over False Claims Act violation allegations related to improper charges on National Institutes of Health (NIH) contracts, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced April 5 that he has filed a petition with a coalition of states and localities to oppose the Trump administration’s request to delay court proceedings regarding the Clean Power Plan in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced April 4 that Unified Life Insurance Company (ULIC) will pay more than $2.8 million after allegations of using deceptive and unlawful practices to sell health insurance.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced April 4 that Amazon Inc. and the commission will end appeals related to last year’s court findings about mobile applications targeting children.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced April 5 that numerous institutions in the agriculture community have delivered comments on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s decision to deny a ban on chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used in agriculture.
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) — The U. S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced April 4 that Cathedral Buffet and its owner, televangelist Ernest Angley, have been ordered by a federal judge to pay $388,507 in back wages and damages to 235 “volunteers” who worked at the Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, restaurant.