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18 09, 2020

New York Charges Johnson & Johnson with Insurance Fraud Over Opioid Claims

By | September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New York Charges Johnson & Johnson with Insurance Fraud Over Opioid Claims

New York state filed civil charges on Thursday accusing Johnson & Johnson of insurance fraud for downplaying the risks of opioid painkillers, including to doctors and elderly patients. Governor Andrew Cuomo said the charges by New York’s Department of Financial …

16 09, 2020

Dunkin’ Donuts Parent Settles New York Cyber Attack Lawsuit, Agrees to Pay Fine

By | September 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dunkin’ Donuts Parent Settles New York Cyber Attack Lawsuit, Agrees to Pay Fine

The parent of Dunkin’ Donuts on Tuesday agreed to upgrade its security protocols and pay $650,000 in fines and costs to settle a lawsuit by New York’s attorney general claiming it ignored cyber attacks that compromised the online accounts of …

9 09, 2020

Buffett’s Duracell Countersues Energizer, Alleging False Ads Over Battery Life Claims

By | September 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buffett’s Duracell Countersues Energizer, Alleging False Ads Over Battery Life Claims

Duracell, the battery unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., sued the maker of Energizer batteries on Tuesday, accusing it falsely advertising that its Energizer MAX batteries last up to 50% longer than other alkaline batteries. The lawsuit follows Energizer …

9 09, 2020

Trump Labor Rule That Narrows ‘Joint Employer’ Standard Struck Down by Judge

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A federal judge on Tuesday struck down a Trump administration rule that narrowed the definition of “joint employer,” and which the attorneys general of 17 states and Washington, D.C. said would eliminate important labor protections for workers. U.S. District Judge …

13 08, 2020

Uber and Lyft Lose Bid to Delay California Driver Injunction

By | August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Uber and Lyft Lose Bid to Delay California Driver Injunction

A California judge on Thursday refused to give Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. more time to appeal his decision forcing them to classify drivers in that state as employees, which they have said would necessitate restructuring their businesses. At …

12 08, 2020

Judge Allows Businesses’ Lawsuits Against Insurer Over Coronavirus Losses

By | August 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Judge Allows Businesses’ Lawsuits Against Insurer Over Coronavirus Losses

A federal judge in Missouri said on Wednesday a group of hair salons and restaurants can sue their insurance carrier for business interruption losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which they say caused a “direct physical loss” to their premises. …

4 08, 2020

Judge Voids Parts of Trump Labor Rule Limiting Coronavirus Sick Leave Eligibility

By | August 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Judge Voids Parts of Trump Labor Rule Limiting Coronavirus Sick Leave Eligibility

A U.S. judge on Monday voided parts of a Trump administration rule that restricted paid sick leave and emergency family leave for potentially millions of workers affected by the coronavirus. Ruling in a case brought by New York Attorney General …

2 01, 2020

Appeals Court OKs Affordable Care Act’s Risk Payments to Insurers

By | January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Appeals Court OKs Affordable Care Act’s Risk Payments to Insurers

A U.S. appeals court upheld the validity of a federal program governing the payment of billions of dollars to insurers under the Affordable Care Act, reversing a lower court ruling that had prompted the White House to temporarily suspend payments. …

31 12, 2019

Diet Dr. Pepper Is Not Promising Weight Loss, Court Rules

By | December 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Diet Dr. Pepper Is Not Promising Weight Loss, Court Rules

A U.S. federal appeals court on Monday said the maker of Diet Dr Pepper did not deceive consumers into thinking the soft drink promoted weight loss by including “diet” in its name, a decision that could doom a similar lawsuit …

8 11, 2019

UPS Liable for Shipping Contraband Cigarettes in New York, Damages Reduced

By | November 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on UPS Liable for Shipping Contraband Cigarettes in New York, Damages Reduced

A federal appeals court found United Parcel Service Inc liable to New York state and New York City for shipping hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes, but reduced its payout for damages and unpaid taxes to about $97.6 …