WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Nov. 16 it had settled for $1.25 million with a group of Mississippi companies after allegations of violating the False Claims Act by providing grossly substandard care to nursing home residents at the Oxford Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Lumberton, Mississippi, from 2005 to 2012.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Nov. 15 it had reached a settlement with a large network of online marketers and the three people behind them after allegations they deceived consumers in the sale of more than 40 weight-loss, muscle-building, and wrinkle-reduction products.
SAN DIEGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced Nov. 13 that CJMBS Pharmacies Inc., a pharmacy chain in northern San Diego County that does business as Community Pharmacy, agreed to a $60,000 settlement after allegations of sex discrimination and retaliation.
Illinois federal court asked to dismiss woman’s amended complaint alleging Spokeo search engine ad violated privacy
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois is being asked by Spokeo to dismiss an amended complaint made by an Illinois woman alleging that an advertisement produced by the internet search engine listing her name violated her privacy under the Illinois Right of Publicity Act (IRPA).