SAN ANTONIO — The federal government has settled its lawsuit with Murphy Oil USA Inc., to resolve allegations the company required an employee with a back impairment to perform duties against his medical work restrictions.
SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) – United Park City Mines and Talisker Finance on July 27 filed an appeal asking for an interlocutory review of a July 9 order that ordered them to comply with the request for information issued by the Environmental Protection Agency.
SACRAMENTO (Legal Newsline) – The United States of America has filed an appeal in federal court in an ongoing case in which it claims that the state of California overstepped its authority in its “sanctuary” state laws and violated the Supremacy Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The federal government has reached a settlement in its lawsuit against Hydra Group over allegations the payday lending company violated federal consumer financial laws.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A recent $4.9 million settlement reached between the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is the largest penalty imposed on a single entity by the department for financial crisis-era misconduct, according to the federal government.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal agency has filed a lawsuit against an Arkansas custom fabrication company, alleging it refused to allow a long-term employee to return to work after he suffered a stroke and then firing him for reporting the incident to the U.S. government.
RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – The Virginia Supreme Court affirmed a lower court decision that ruled that in a Medicaid qui tam case, the relator is eligible for 28 percent of the gross proceeds of the settlement.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – A New York city alleges that discharges from New York Stewart International Airport and Stewart Air National Guard Base caused contamination of its water supply.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – The government is seeking reimbursement of costs it alleges it incurred to respond to the release or threatened release of hazardous substances at a site in Illinois.
NEW YORK — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has agreed with New York state in the banning of a pesticide that has been documented to harm neurological development in children.
MINNEAPOLIS — The federal government is suing a Texas oil and gas company, alleging it subjected an African-American employee to racial slurs without taking action to stop the discrimination.
SAN DIEGO — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against San Diego's Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, alleging a manager sexually harassed of a group of female employees, which included soliciting naked photos, grabbing and kissing.
ATLANTA — The federal government has filed a lawsuit on behalf of two female Georgia Piggly Wiggly workers who allegedly endured lewd sexual comments and advances from a male coworker and were then fired for reporting the matter.
SAN ANTONIO — The federal government is suing United Airlines, alleging sexual harassment of a female flight attendant by a male pilot who posted sexually explicit images of the attendant on various websites.
NEW ORLEANS — The federal government is suing Mariam Enterprises DBA Marion's Cleaners over allegations of discrimination and harassment against a Hispanic employee from Mexico.
DENVER — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a lawsuit against a Colorado senior home health care company who allegedly subjected female employees to sexual harassment by a client's son.
ALBUQUERQUE — The federal government has filed a lawsuit against the owners of a New Mexico sports cantina, alleging sexual harassment, including one claim that a manager texted a photo of one of his body parts to a female employee.
HONOLULU — Hawaii has joined a 19-state coalition and the District of Columbia that is challenging the Trump administration's rollback of the Clean Air Rule, which the coalition says will cost Americans an additional $193 billion to $236 billion in gas and will add carbon emissions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A regional Detroit-based hospital has reached a settlement with the federal government over allegations the hospital promised free or below fair market value office space and staff to physicians in exchange for referrals.