WASHINGTON, D.C. — A California company accused by the federal government of using a network of online marketers to deceptively sell a variety of health-related products has agreed to pay $6.4 million to resolve the claims.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A final rule updating regulations for the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA) has recently been put in place by the U.S. Department of Labor 's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has announced a proposal to take away sections of its "Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans" rule that pertains to underwriting requirements for payday, single-payment vehicle title and long-term balloon payment loans in an effort to increase access to credit for consumers.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge in Wisconsin has dismissed a class action lawsuit, finding no evidence to support allegations that a brand of dog food was contaminated with heavy metals.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Vermont Supreme Court has affirmed a lower court's ruling that dismissed a complaint by a man who claimed a local newspaper portrayed him in a false light in published articles.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts State Police Lt. Warren Yee provided enough evidence to continue his discrimination case against the department, causing the Massachusetts Supreme Court to reverse a summary judgment in favor of the department and remand the case back to a lower court.
BOSTON — The state of Massachusetts has reached two settlement agreements with Walgreens totaling $2 million to resolve charges the drugstore chain overcharged the state's Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (MassHealth) for prescriptions.
CARSON CITY — Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford has filed a motion requesting an injunction to stop the U.S. Department of Energy's continued shipping of weapons-grade plutonium into the state, pending an appeal filed with the Ninth Circuit Court.
ALBANY — BronxCare Health System (BronxCare) has reached a settlement with the state of New York to resolve charges of illegally billing sexual assault survivors for hospital services in violation of state law, according to the New York Attorney General's Office.
TRENTON — New Jersey Attorney General Gubir Grewal is opposing a recent opinion issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that reverses the department's nearly decade-old opinion of applying federal criminal law to state-sanctioned online gambling and is investigating the suspected role of lobbying efforts in the DOJ reversal.
PIERRE — The South Dakota legislature recently approved two bills proposed by the state's attorney general that update existing state laws regarding consumer protections as well as the transfer of interest of some tobacco escrow monies.
Amy Hansen, Denver office shareholder and national Real Estate Practice Chair at Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, has been unanimously selected to join the board of directors for The Fax Partnership, also known as The Fax.
Bradley is pleased to announce that Brad Robertson, a partner in the firm’s Birmingham office, has been appointed co-chair of the newly created Emerging Leaders Council of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).
SAN FRANCISCO — California's attorney general and the Labor Commission Office have filed a petition as part of their on-going legal challenge with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding the state's meal and rest break rules for truck drivers.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The federal government has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina against a South Carolina pest control and landscaping company that allegedly fired an office manager after denying her request for leave as an accommodation for her disability.
SAN FRANCISCO — Two California restaurants face a lawsuit from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) after allegedly dismissing complaints from male and female workers about being sexually harassed by a kitchen manager.
SACRAMENTO — California's attorney general has criticized the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) recent reversion of its Payday, Vehicle Title and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans rule, arguing the rule protects against predatory lending.
LITTLE ROCK — Oklahoma Gas and Electric (OG&E) has reached a settlement with the state of Arkansas after facing a challenge by the state's attorney general over the company's request of a proposed $6.4 million increase in rates.