SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Family members of those killed in a shooting in San Bernardino, California have filed suit against social media companies for allegedly "aiding, abetting and knowingly providing support and resources to ISIS," the complaint states.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A Novi, Michigan resident has filed a class-action lawsuit against a San Francisco luxury consignment company over allegations that it overstates gemstone weights on its website.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced a complaint Dec. 12 against Bridges Consulting Inc. (Bridges), a government contractor with headquarters in Annapolis Junction, Maryland, for allegations of violating the employment rights of a member of the Armed Forces.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division on Civil Rights announced Dec. 11 the North Plainfield School District will pay a former employee $35,000 after settling allegations of disability discrimination.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced a lawsuit Dec. 14 against the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and Secretary Betsy DeVos, for allegedly not processing debt relief claims for tens of thousands of students victimized by Corinthian Colleges Inc. (Corinthian).
&&& WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced a lawsuit Dec. 13 against the owners and managers of 3003 Van Ness Apartments, a rent-controlled property, alleging misrepresenting rental rates to consumers.
INDEPENDENCE, Kansas (Legal Newsline) — Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced a lawsuit Dec. 12 against Caney Guest Home Inc., doing business as Caney Nursing Center, and James R. Laidler, owner of the facility, for allegations of failing to properly secure or dispose of patient records containing sensitive personal information.
SALEM, Oregon (Legal Newsline) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Dec. 13 that Oregon is involved in a five-state settlement with Medtronic Sofamor Danek Inc. and Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. (“Medtronic”) after allegations the company violated unfair trade practice laws.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Dec. 8 the Travis County District Court has temporarily barred operators of an alleged tech support scam from conducting businesses.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Dec. 8 that the Gregg County Court has granted all relief to homeowners in the state after the Kilgore ISD allegedly violated Texas Senate Bill 1.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several groups have filed suit against the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over allegations that a deadline to name areas that are in compliant or not regarding ozone standards has passed.