BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 31 that Texas Roadhouse will pay $12 million after allegations of discriminating against a class of job applicants due to their age.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Department of Justice announced April 3 that Sanofi-Pasteur will pay $19,868,194 after allegations of incorrectly calculating drug prices and overcharging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) between 2002 and 2011 for two drug contracts.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Justice Department announced March 21 that it has reached an agreement with the Pea Ridge School District (PRSD) of Pea Ridge, Arkansas, that settles allegations the district violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced March 22 that it has dismissed its case challenging Advocate Health Care Network’s proposed merger with NorthShore University HealthSystem after the two companies abandoned the merger.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced March 17 that three Florida-based affiliate marketers will pay $500,000 after allegations of using illegal spam e-mail, false weight-loss claims and phony celebrity endorsements to market bogus weight-loss products.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court’s decision stipulating that no basis exists for holding a defendant individually liable in a case where the plaintiffs had already accrued $395,000 from other defendants.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A decision by the Indiana Supreme Court in a closely watched case on April 7 found in favor of a man pursuing a medical malpractice complaint against a doctor alleged to have failed to adequately care for his wife, resulting in her death.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) - A Georgia man suing a Missouri-based railroad for a work-related injury has been granted legal right to pursue the case in his home county after the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that preserving plain language, simplicity of law and less complex litigation had precedent.
COLUSA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Thompson affirmed a trial court's ruling that a plaintiff who was late in filing his complaints will not receive recompense for his property damage.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — A construction company and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (DOT) will pay $21,600 over allegations that they violated a construction permit and caused excessive stormwater discharges into local rivers.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 22 that KASCO LLC, a company based in St. Louis that manufacturers and sells butcher supplies, will pay $110,000 after allegations of employment discrimination based on national origin and religion, as well as unlawful retaliation.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit March 20 against J.C. Witherspoon Jr. Inc., a South Carolina corporation, for allegations of refusing to accommodate the religious belief of one of its truck drivers.
LAS VEGAS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced March 22 that ultrasound technician provider Ultracare Las Vegas will pay $15,000 after allegations of sex discrimination involving sex-role stereotypes.