DETROIT — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has reached a settlement with Michigan-based Professional Endodontics in an age discrimination suit that alleged the oral surgery practice fired an employee four days after she turned 65.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved its final order for caring.com senior living referral service to be divested in order for the completion of Red Ventures' acquisition of Bankrate, an order that settles charges that the acquisition could disrupt market competition.
PHILADELPHIA — The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has gained support from several states that say a federal district court made a mistake by denying reimbursement for attorneys’ fees following its successful challenge to the proposed merger between Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Pinnacle Health System.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A plaintiff described in his suit as a beer and craft beer consumer alleges Pabst Brewing Co. is using false advertising with the marketing of its Olympia-brand beer.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced a lawsuit March 21 against John and Susan Klosterman, owners of rental properties in Cincinnati, for allegations of subjecting female tenants to sexual harassment, coercion, intimidation and threats.
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced March 20 that ATRS, a clothing donation bin operator with headquarters in Texas, will pay $75,000 after allegations that 251 of the company’s bins it operated for the Michigan Humane Society were deceptively labeled.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced March 19 that two St. Louis landlords, Hezekiah and Jameseva Webb, will pay a total of $625,000 after allegations of subjecting 15 female tenants in rental properties they managed to sexual harassment in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
HACKENSACK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – A jury trial has begun in the lawsuit of a woman suing the manufacturer of a medical pelvic mesh device that was implanted in her transvaginal region to support a sinking bladder but instead allegedly caused her chronic pain.
TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The Superior Court of New Jersey Appellate Division has ordered a new trial in a lawsuit involving a doctor who was alleged to have prescribed a drug that partially paralyzed a woman.