WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Oct. 31 that Millennium Management LLC will pay more than $630,000 after allegations of a U.S. stock short-selling scheme.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Nov. 1 that petroleum engineer Christopher J. Lollar, who worked at the Apache Corporation energy company, will settle allegations of insider trading.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The California 4th District Court of Appeal, Division 3 has reversed and remanded a trial court’s judgment in a contract dispute in which the plaintiff wanted four times the agreed-upon settlement amount because the defendants allegedly didn’t pay the lower amount by the designated date.
JACKSON, Miss. (Legal Newsline) – Three Mississippi Supreme Court justices objected to the high court's recent change of mind about whether to hear an appeal of a medical malpractice case against University of Mississippi Medical Center over the 2010 stabbing death of a 19-year-old man.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – The Indiana Supreme Court has refused to hold a pizza place liable under certian claims for a fatal crash allegedly caused by one of its delivery drivers - a basic and logical decision that prevents turmoil for employers, an attorney for the restaurant says.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A new city ordinance passed Oct. 11 by Chicago City Council will equip hotel workers with portable emergency contact devices in an effort to eliminate instances of sexual harassment or assault.
Judge Susan Richard Nelson for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, in her order last week, said an “actual, ongoing controversy” exists between plaintiff Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and the U.S. Department of Labor.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 1 that it has launched an EEOC Public Portal that will provide individuals inquiring about discrimination with online access to information.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Nov. 1 against Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for allegations of discriminating against an employee who requested leave due to a medical condition.
FRESNO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) —The U.S. Equal Employment Commission (EEOC) announced Oct. 31 that Peninsula Packaging, a packaging production company for consumer goods with headquarters in Exeter, California, will pay $45,000 and provide other relief after allegations of pregnancy discrimination.
WILMINGTON, Del. (Legal Newsline) – A Bob Evans Farms stockholder has filed a class action lawsuit against it and the company's board of directors over allegations of a failure to disclose information.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Virginia consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against a bank over allegations that they were victims of illegal predatory lending schemes and that the bank assessed unnecessary fees.