WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reached a $5 million settlement with a South Carolina business and its' subsidiaries regarding allegations of improper debt collection and credit furnishing practices.
WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a $136,000 settlement with a California tech support company for alleged involvement in an India-based scam.
GALVESTON, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization in Texas alleges that a rule published by two federal agencies violates the constitution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Operators and their related companies accused of what the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is calling a "get-rich-quick scheme" have reached a $7 million settlement for allegations of deceiving consumers by falsely promising consumers they could earn money working online.
Michigan court upholds omission of Conyers III's name from ballot because of lack of valid signatures
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – Michigan’s Court of Appeals issued a ruling on June 12 affirming the Wayne County Circuit Court's decision to deny John Conyers III’s petition for a court order that would put his name back in the running as a candidate for the 13th Congressional District.
A California federal judge has rejected the efforts of municipal officials who teamed with private lawyers to seek to hold the energy industry liable for the alleged future effects of climate change.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a $22.51 million settlement with a Florida company that manages nearly 700 hospital-based wound care centers through the country, for alleging billing Medicare for medically unnecessary hyperbaric oxygen.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reached a $42 million settlement charges against Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith for allegedly misleading customers about how the company's trades were executed.
JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Delta Faucet Co., for allegations the company violated the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) by firing an employee for taking time off to care for a family member.
INDIANAPOLIS (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 15 against Georgina’s LLC, doing business as Georgina’s Taqueria, for allegations of subjecting female employees to repeated sexual harassment.
CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 15 against IDEC Corporation, a global industrial device manufacturer, for allegedly firing an employee because of a disability. "
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 19 against Blue Moon Diner LLC for allegedly committing religious discrimination against a female employee who is Muslim. "
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced June 20 that J.C. Witherspoon J.R. Inc., a logging company with headquarters in Alcolu, South Carolina, will pay $53,000 after allegations of religious discrimination.