WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A retirement system for employees of a Florida city allege that a New York company omitted and/or misrepresented facts about the company, which impacted stock prices.
MANASQUAN, N.J. – Mere weeks away from the American Law Institute’s Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., where the group’s proposed Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance will once again be up for approval, speakers invited by the National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) voiced their thoughts on the proposal in a recent teleconference call.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced April 30 that Panasonic Corp. will pay more than $143 million after allegations of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by engaging in bribery.
HARTFORD, Conn. (Legal Newsline) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby announced April 27 that New Era Rehabilitation Center and its co-founders and owners, Dr. Ebenezer Kolade and Dr. Christina Kolade, will pay $1,378,533 after allegations of false claims.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced a lawsuit May 1 against 21st Century Auto Group Inc. and owner Dmitry Zeldin for allegedly deceiving consumers despite already settling an agreement not to do so.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced May 1 that cigarette companies in the U.S. will need to start posting “corrective statements” on their websites June 18 that address the effects of cigarette smoking.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and U.S. attorney Craig Carpenito announced May 2 that Ranco Construction will pay $499,000 after allegedly paying its workers below the standard hourly minimum for work done on public construction projects.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced April 26 he is leading a coalition of 16 attorneys general in protecting the investigative authority of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced April 27 that her office has filed a complaint against Carlson Enterprises LLC, a construction company based in Jacksonville, for allegedly duping consumers by taking payments for services it never rendered.
BUFFALO (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced May 1 that a state court has sided with them over FMC Corporation in a hazardous waste case involving waste in the village of Middleport, Niagara County.
TAMPA, Fla. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced May 2 that The Children’s Home Inc., a Tampa nonprofit child care organization also known as the Children’s Home Network, will pay $18,000 after allegations of sex discrimination.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – The Minnesota Court of Appeals dismissed the state of Minnesota’s appeal to allow climate activists charged for shutting down a petroleum pipeline the chance to present evidence to explain their actions.
SAGINAW, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Attorney James Bedortha seems convinced there was a method in the reasoning of a pool of jurors who on March 16 awarded the largest wrongful death award in an asbestos cancer victim case in Michigan state history.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Legal Newsline) – Senior U.S. District Judge Thomas Ellis has taken under advisement a motion that challenges the appointment of special prosecutor Robert Mueller to investigate President Donald Trump.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has denied the federal government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a group of youths who want the government to take stronger actions in fighting climate change.
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has granted Cablevision System Corp.'s motion to compel arbitration in a lawsuit brought by a New York subscriber who alleged negligent misrepresentation.