WASHINGTON, D.C. — Stanley Black & Decker has settled allegations by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that the tool manufacturer fired an employee for poor attendance due to work absence for cancer treatments and medical appointments.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An Illinois casino will pay the estate of a deceased former employee whom the federal government says was fired for asking for medical leave so he could receive cancer treatment.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Michigan egg producer faces a lawsuit from the federal government, alleging a line worker at the poultry ranch with a disability was subjected to a hostile work environment.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Oral arguments over how much power government agencies can wield when interpreting their own regulations will be made before the U.S. Supreme Court before the end of the month.
'Easy grandstanding': Congress backs trial lawyers' effort to condemn chemicals, win lawsuits while science debated
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – As Congress vilifies chemicals known as PFAS, some question whether the research upon which lawmakers – and trial lawyers – are relying shows that anyone has actually been harmed by them.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Several nonprofit public health and environmental groups have filed an amended complaint for relief in a federal district court in California asking that the EPA require companies to submit reports on potential amounts of asbestos in products.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A group of news organizations has requested access to warrants from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Alleged risks to water supplies posed by chemicals commonly used by firefighters and the military were discussed at a House subcommittee hearing Wednesday as lawmakers sounded anxious for a regulatory measure.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - Purdue Pharma is asking a Massachusetts court to dismiss the state’s lawsuit against it, calling sensational allegations of wrongdoing by company executives and members of the founding Sackler family “oversimplified scapegoating based on a distorted account of the facts.”
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline). — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reached a settlement in its first-ever case regarding a dietary supplement manufacturer's alleged use of "fake paid reviews" to market a weight-loss supplement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A California urology practice has reached a $1.85 million settlement with the federal government over allegations of submitting false Medicare claims for evaluation and management services.
LOS ANGELES — The federal government has reached a settlement with a Los Angeles charter school it says paid a female employee less than a male co-worker in the same job, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
MIAMI (Legal Newsline) — A national valet and parking services company has agreed to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging the company refused to hire a deaf valet applicant due to her disability.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — A Tennessee nursing home chain will pay more than $18 million to resolve allegations of billing Medicare and Medicaid for substandard services and marking Tennessee's largest "worthless services" resolution in the state's history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Feb. 27.
Opening arguments began Monday in the lawsuit launched by a man claiming that asbestos-tainted baby powder made by Johnson & Johnson caused him to develop mesothelioma.
Global consultant firm reaches $15 million settlement over allegedly insufficient bankruptcy disclosures
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global consultant firm McKinsey & Company Inc. has reached a $15 million settlement with the federal government to resolve allegations claims of insufficient bankruptcy case disclosures, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A broker of pension assignments who allegedly violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act by offering high-interest credit to veterans, has settled with the federal government for $1, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania Primo Hoagies franchise owner has agreed to settle charges by the U.S. Department of Labor that it incorrectly classified some of its employees to avoid paying overtime as well as violating other Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The federal government has joined a lawsuit against a Florida mail order diabetic testing supply company accused of submitting false claims to Medicare and paying kickbacks to Medicare beneficiaries.
BIRMINGHAM — Four related staffing agencies have settled allegations by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that they discriminated against Latino workers who were recruited to work in an Alabama poultry processing plant.