MADISON, WISC. (Legal Newsline) - Following an $8.5 million race and a slim victory for the seat of the state's chief law enforcer, legal observers are focused on how new Attorney General Josh Kaul will approach some thorny issues and ongoing litigation when he takes up his position in January.
BOSTON — The State of Massachusetts has reached a half million dollar settlement with three adult day health facilities accused of not complying with the state's Medicaid program (MassHealth) regulations through false billing.
SAN FRANCISCO — A Home Instead Senior Care franchisee has agreed to pay more than $300,000 to settle charges by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) of subjecting its caregiver employees to sexual harassment by a client.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California 2nd Appellate District, Division One has upheld a trial court’s ruling against a student who sued the Los Angeles Unified School District following an injury.
NEW YORK — The New York State Attorney General's Office annual report shows professional fundraisers kept $372 million of charitable donations collected after raising more than $1.18 billion in the state last year.
PHOENIX — The state of Arizona has obtained a more than $400,000 judgment against Texas-based EB Worldwide LLC for taking money from high school students for a Disneyland senior class trip and then canceling the trip without a warning or refund.
CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is the latest state legal officer to join a 23-state coalition filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court regarding Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v. Albrecht and arguing to uphold a states' rights to sue pharmaceutical manufacturers for deceiving consumers.
TOPEKA, Kan. — A Kansas city council has agreed to settle charges by the state's attorney general that it violated the Kansas Open Meeting Act (KOMA) when it fired a city clerk during a private executive session.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced the settlement of a disability discrimination lawsuit against Merritt Hospitality, LLC and HEI Hotels and Resorts, LLC, which have agreed to pay $125,000 and provide other injunctive relief.