WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Jan. 12 that a group of Orlando-area health care industry professionals have been convicted for their alleged role in a fraudulent kickback scheme.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Jan. 16 that he is urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to withdraw its new net neutrality rules.
CAMDEN, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Six Flags Great Adventure is asking the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to dismiss a Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) complaint against it.
NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) — New Jersey Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs announced Jan. 12 that auto parts retailer Pep Boys will pay $80,000 and change its business practices after allegations of price violations and deceptive business practices.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Jan. 16 that he is urging a California federal court to reject what he says is an imbalanced class action softball bats settlement.
PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Jan. 17 that he has worked with State Rep. Jeff Weninger (R-LD 17, Chandler) to introduce regulatory reduction legislation that should unburden financial product and service companies that use new technology.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Jan. 17 that New York has joined with Connecticut to sue the Trump administration over allegations of violating the Clean Air Act’s ground-level ozone pollution rules.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Jan. 16 that he has joined a bipartisan coalition of 18 attorneys general to urge Congress to advance cannabis industry banking legislation.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) — New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced Jan. 17 that a ruling has been made by the New York Supreme Court in Schneiderman’s favor in the case against Champion Fuel and Service Corp. (Champion) and owner David DeSilva Sr.
NEW YORK —New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is applauding the recent dismissal of a lawsuit by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, which was filed by the Libertarian Party of Erie County and challenged the state's permit laws for pistols.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Several lawmakers have introduced a new bill with the goal of preventing employers from requiring employees to submit to arbitration to resolve sexual harassment and discrimination claims.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has sent the question of whether merchants who display credit card fees for customers still comply with state merchant laws to the New York Court of Appeals for certification.
PORTLAND, Maine (Legal Newsline) – An arbitration agreement between one of New England's largest law firms and a former client is unenforceable because the firm didn't clearly explain what rights the client would lose in arbitration, Maine's Supreme Judicial Court ruled last month.