NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced March 19 that his office has released a report about its Health Care Bureau’s hotline, a free service that resolves consumer complaints related to health care.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced March 19 that he has joined a coalition of 30 attorneys general in urging the U.S. Congress to opposed a bill that would exempt student loan originators, servicers or debt collectors from state-level oversight and enforcement.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Legal Newsline) — Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced March 14 that he has has joined a coalition of attorneys general in an amicus brief that supports an anti-discrimination law in Minnesota.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a lawsuit May 15 against fake grant writer Christina Sanford Gordon who allegedly stole more than $200,000 from Buffalo churches and nonprofits.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia announced March 19 that they will open a case regarding the death of Trevyan Rowe, a student in the Rochester City School District.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced March 19 that it has fined Terminix International Co. $168,535 because of allegations the company misused three different restricted-use fumigant pesticides, at four separate locations on the Hawaiian island Kauai.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A vegetarian who was surprised Buffalo Wild Wings cooked her french fries and mozzarella sticks in oil containing a meat product is not giving up on her lawsuit against the popular restaurant chain.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – The Court of Appeal of the State of California 2nd Appellate District has overturned the trial court’s ruling that favored the plaintiff in a lawsuit against White Memorial Medical District Center, et al.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – On March 13, California’s 4th Appellate Court, Division One issued a ruling that reversed the San Diego County Superior Court's decision that favored a mortgage servicer, finding that mortgage companies can be considered debt collectors under the state's Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Jury trial resumed on March 26 in a woman’s lawsuit seeking damages against a medical manufacturer whose pelvic implant device used for bladder support allegedly instead led to chronic inflammation and pain and had to be surgically removed.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced March 20 that they have released a report detailing their 2017 activities to protect consumers from illegal debt collection schemes.
HONOLULU (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced March 20 that Dole Food Co. Inc., a producer of fruits and vegetables, will pay $145,000 and replace two large-capacity cesspools (LCC) with state-approved septic systems at its Puuiki Beach Park property on the island of Oahu.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced March 13 that Nectar Brand LLC will stop making “assembled in the USA” claims about its Chinese-made mattresses after allegations that those claims are false.