M&R Consulting, LLC, a Towson, Md.,-based home care agency doing business as Home Instead Senior Care, will pay $40,000 and furnish significant equitable relief to settle an EEOC disability discrimination lawsuit, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), announced.
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Cheryl Kelly, 52, of Kansas City, has been sentenced to five years of probation and must pay $15,000 in restitution and $10,000 in civil penalties after being found guilty of one Class B felony count of financial exploitation of an elderly person and two Class C felony Counts of Medicaid fraud in June.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A Michigan City, Indiana, hotel guest didn’t offer sufficient evidence that proved the hotel’s negligence led to bed bugs in his room, the Court of Appeals of Indiana decided Aug. 29.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – On Aug. 29, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled in favor of a contracting company after it determined a woman was outside of the statute of repose following a fire in her home.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) – The state of California alleges a federal agency responsible for addressing waste entering the U.S. from Mexico is unlawfully discharging waste from waste water treatment facilities.
ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Georgia reversed and remanded a case for a former College Park firefighter who claimed one of the officials that fired her wasn’t legally permitted to be in the role.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – Kevin S. Hannon, counsel for the city of Boulder and Boulder County, as well as San Miguel County, filed his argument as to why their climate change lawsuit against oil companies should stay in state court instead of being removed to U.S. district court.
MINNEAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) – A retired basketball player who starred for the Minnesota Timberwolves before helping the Boston Celtics win an NBA championship in 2008 alleges a Kentucky accounting firm misappropriated millions of his funds.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goose Pond Ag. Inc., and its manager of operations Farmland Management Services Inc., an affiliate of the John Hancock Life Insurance Company, will pay $5.3 million in civil penalties for impacts to streams and wetlands connected to the Sacramento River, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal agency has reached a settlement with one of the defendants in a multimillion dollar business coaching scheme that allegedly involved telling customers they could earn a six-figure salary within 90 days.
Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.