LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California will consider a plea to dismiss a lawsuit brought by individuals who ordered drone flying machines and claimed the products were falsely advertised as to their performance capabilities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced Aug. 23 that action against two American Express banking subsidiaries accused of discriminating against consumers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. territories has resulted in $96 million in relief.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced Aug. 24 that his office has obtained a judgment against Student Aid Center Inc. and the company’s owners, Ramiro Fernandez-Moris and Damien Alvarez, for allegations of unlawfully marketing student debt relief services to district consumers.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) — Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Aug. 21 that Dr. Annie Watson and her dental practice, Gentle Smiles LLC, will return $500,000 to the state’s Medicaid program (MassHealth) after allegations of improperly billing the program for some of its services.
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Aug. 22 against Silverado Menomonee Falls LLC, doing business as Silverado Oak Village, for allegations of firing an employee rather than providing accommodations for her pregnancy-related medical conditions.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Aug. 18 that the National Association of Animal Breeders Inc. (NAAB) has agreed to not adopt rules that would have allegedly stifled competition among its members unreasonably.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Aug. 18 that his office has filed a lawsuit against the Momentum Group Inc., doing business as Gwinnett Mitsubishi and Gwinnett Suzuki, for allegations of deceptive advertising and sales practices.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a default judgment Aug. 22 against Ningbo Beyond, an apparel manufacturing company based in China that operates in California.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Hanesbrands Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss an amended class action complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District Court of New York regarding a brand of hosiery.
DETROIT (Legal Newsline) – Musclepharm, a bodybuilding supplement company currently being sued over allegations of misrepresentation, has filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.
BISMARCK, N.D. (Legal Newsline) – The North Dakota Supreme Court has answered seven questions in a Workers' Compensation case that one of the attorneys involved says will have a "significant impact" on these types of cases.