ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – Subsidiaries of the country's largest cable pay-TV company Time Warner Cable (TWC) on June 20 filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta to dismiss a prospective class action lawsuit filed by New York law firm Shimshon Wexler.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Attorneys for the Denver law firm of Fleishman & Shapiro PC and the Washington, D.C., law firm of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel PC are asking the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to drop two claims against them in legal malpractice lawsuit brought by a former professional soccer player who suffered a head concussion injury in September 2009 that ended his career.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced June 28 that Panda Restaurant Group Inc. (Panda Express), a restaurant chain with more than 1,800 locations across the country, will settle allegations of discriminating against non-U.S. citizens in violation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) when re-verifying their permission to work.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced June 28 that he has drafted a letter urging U.S. Senate leaders to oppose legislation that would halt the federal regulatory process and obstruct the implementation of laws aimed at protecting consumers from predatory companies, toxic chemicals and more.
BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced June 29 that his Consumer Protection Division has entered into a settlement with Deep Creek Mountain Land Company LLC, NLP of Maryland LLC, and Harry Patten (together, “NLP”), that resolves allegations of deceptive advertisements and misleading consumers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced June 28 that it is currently accepting public comments on an application by Grifols S.A., a manufacturer of plasma-derived drugs, to amend the terms of a manufacturing agreement that was part of a 2011 FTC-ordered divestiture.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Colorado, on behalf of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), announced June 26 the filing of a civil complaint against PDC Energy Inc. (PDC) for allegations of environmental law violations.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced June 22 that Antonella’s Restaurant & Pizzeria Inc., JTA Inc., and Dellicap LLC, doing business as Grand Centro Grill (collectively, Antonella’s) will pay $50,000 and change company practices after allegations of national origin discrimination.