WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — After facing allegations of submitting false Medicare claims, two consulting companies and nine of its affiliated skilled nursing facilities in Florida and Alabama have agreed to a $10 million settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A New York medical device manufacturer who has been accused by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) of fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid and other federal healthcare program billing has agreed to a $12.5 million settlement.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — A North Carolina Golden Corral franchisee has reached a settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations that it subjected an employee with autism to a hostile workplace.
NEW ORLEANS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana against Lafayette Schools' Federal Credit Union for alleged racial discrimination.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Maryland Court of Special Appeals on July 5 turned back the appeal of a representative of a deceased woman who claimed the state’s Maryland Act should be pre-empted by a federally run Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) Act.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has filed a criminal sanctions motion against backpage.com in connection with an investigation into alleged human trafficking and sexual exploitation of minors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A lawsuit filed by the federal government alleging Estée Lauder practiced class sex discrimination by providing less paid leave to new fathers than to new mothers has been settled for $1.1 million.
LOS ANGELES — Global metal goods manufacturer Mueller Industries Inc., has agreed to pay a $1 million settlement for a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging disability discrimination.
FLORENCE, S.C. — Applebee's Grill and Bar will pay $75,000 to resolve allegations by the federal government that the company failed to respond to two female employees who reported being sexually harassed by an assistant manager at one of its restaurants in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
HONOLULU — Hawaii's Attorney General Russell Suzuki received a legal victory recently after a court ruled that litigation involving Hawaii and a financial services software company will remain in the state.
SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake City grocery store chain will pay $833,500 to resolve a claim by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it denied reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities.
FRESNO, Calif. — Pacific Bell Telephone has reached a settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) to resolve a lawsuit alleging the company refused a deaf employee's requests for an interpreter.
SEATTLE — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has reached legally binding agreements among fast food chains to remove what are known as "no poach provisions" from their franchise agreements resulting in the companies' ending the restrictions that kept workers from moving among the chains.