GREENVILLE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – A Leland, North Carolina, citizen has filed a class action lawsuit over allegations that two companies have released toxic chemicals into a river used as a drinking water supply.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission announced Oct. 26 that the operators of two tech support scams will settle FTC charges of duping consumers into purchasing unnecessary repairs for their supposedly virus-infected computers.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission announced Oct. 25 that it released a report detailing a decline in the number of cigarettes sold by major wholesalers and retailers from 253.8 billion in 2014 to 244.2 billion in 2015.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Oct. 27 that his office has filed a complaint against the Clark County Republican Central Committee for alleged campaign finance violations.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Oct. 20 he has joined a bipartisan group of attorneys general in drafting a letter to health care companies with pharmacy benefit management (PBM) programs, urging them to take steps to curb prescription opioid abuse.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 26 that Ruby Tuesday Inc., a corporation with headquarters in Georgia that does business in South Florida, will pay $45,000 after allegations of age discrimination.
SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Oct. 25 against Professional Endodontics P.C., a dental surgery practice with headquarters in Southfield, Michigan, for allegations of firing an employee because of her age.
SPOKANE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 24 that Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, the United States’ leading producer of fabricated aluminum, has agreed to pay $175,000 and reinstate an offer to a worker after allegations of disability discrimination.
RICHMOND, V.A. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 23 that Local 100 of the United Labor Unions, a multi-state service workers’ union, will pay $30,000 after allegations of face discrimination.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling dismissing a woman’s efforts to recoup legal fees incurred in defending a prior action against Community Management Corp.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- A federal appeals court based in San Francisco recently bucked California's pro-plaintiff trend by dismissing a class action lawsuit against Nordstrom, a Sacramento attorney says.
PROVIDENCE, R.I (Legal Newsline) – The Rhode Island Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act was signed into law in September with the intent of giving employees more paid time off, but some attorneys feel the new law is confusing and will cause more headaches for employers.
In Arden v. Forsberg & Umlauf P.S., the Washington State Supreme Court rejected the insureds’ attempt to collect damages for breach of fiduciary duty and legal malpractice from their former insurance defense counsel.