In Beasley v. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., 2018 WL 3478882 (6th Cir. July 19, 2018), the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit provided clarification on certain aspects of removing a case from state court to federal court, and on pleading a claim for wrongful foreclosure under Tennessee law.
In a first-of-its-kind decision, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday decided that a corporation contracting with a county to operate a county hospital is an “instrumentality” of the county that is covered by the Kansas Open Records Act, Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.
Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced a felony indictment charging the former CEO of Springleap, Inc., Eran Eyal, 43, of Brooklyn, with allegedly stealing $600,000 from investors by fraudulently soliciting investors to purchase convertible notes through false representations of his company.
Attorney General Curtis Hill this week joined 51 other state and territorial attorneys general in a letter urging Congress to pass legislation aimed at curtailing overdoses caused by use of fentanyl analogues.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – A California court denied defendant GameStop Inc.’s petition for a change of trial venue on Aug. 22 in a case brought against it by two California district attorneys over allegations that the video game store violated the Secondhand Dealers Law (SDL).
NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans marine transport company has resolved allegations by the federal government that it fired a deckhand due to his pancreatitis, even though the employee's condition never impeded his work.
NEW YORK — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a national provider of housing and support services, alleging a Bronx, New York, housing facility employee was subjected to unwelcome sexual advances.
MIAMI — A Florida AutoNation-owned dealership has agreed to a settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations it did not allow a 10-year female employee to apply for a management position and was told the position "needed a man," according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
DENVER — Coca-Cola Refreshments USA Inc. has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the federal government to resolve nine charges of discrimination, alleging the company did not provide accommodations for employees with disabilities.
DENVER — The federal government and Cumbres & Toltec Scenic (C&TS) railroad have agreed to a conciliate disability discrimination charge stemming from allegations the company did not conduct an assessment on an applicant with a disability as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
BRADENTON, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A former McDonald's employee alleges the fast food company failed to comply with the strict disclosure and authorization requirements of a federal law regarding consumer reports.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of the state of Washington found on Aug. 23 that a defendant armored car company is liable to its former employees for double exemplary damages plus pre-judgment interest for allegedly depriving their employees a meaningful meal period and for violating the Washington Minimum Wage Act (MWA).