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President’s order binds prospective government contractors to stronger labor laws
Companies seeking lucrative federal government contracts will have a hard time getting them if they have a history of labor violations or require workers to give up their right to sue as a condition of employment, thanks to an executive
Hyundai Sonatas recalled for faulty gear shift levers
According to the Korean automaker Hyundai, roughly 883,000 of its popular 2011 through 2014 Sonatas are now under recall due to issues with the sedan’s gear shift levers. The automatic transmission shift cable within the Sonata has the ability to
Most victims in charter bus/FedEx collision died of smoke inhalation
Seven of the 10 people who died in a fiery bus California bus crash in April survived the crash initially but then died of smoke inhalation, the Coroner of Glenn County, Calif., found.
BP, Anadarko ask appeals court to reconsider Clean Water Act liability issues
BP and its Deepwater Horizon partner Anadarko Petroleum Corp. asked the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals last week for another chance to demonstrate they should not be penalized for Clean Water Act violations as a result of the 2010
Whistleblower’s immunity in FTC case being debated by the House Oversight Commitee
The immunity of a potential whistleblower is currently under debate by the chairman and top Democrat of the House Oversight Committee.
Internet marketplace Ebay faces class action lawsuit following massive data breach
After suffering a serious data breach earlier this year, eBay is now facing a class action lawsuit filed in a U.S. federal court. According to the consumer privacy class action lawsuit, which was filed last Wednesday by Louisianan Collin Green,
Attorneys in GM litigation seek access to all of automaker’s ignition-switch-recall disclosures
Lawyers appointed as temporary counsel in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) against General Motors (GM) for lost value of its vehicles have told the federal judge overseeing the litigation that the automaker should submit all pre-discovery disclosures and other documents it
Mobile health care system, affiliates settle whistleblower lawsuit for $24.5 million
Alabama’s largest non-government health care system, two affiliated clinics, and a physicians group have agreed to pay the U.S. $24.5 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging they violated the False Claims Act and anti-kickback laws by paying or receiving
Pharmacy group wants black box warning added to antibiotic Levaquin
A University of South Carolina pharmacy group is petitioning the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put the strongest warning possible on Johnson & Johnson’s antibiotic Levaquin alerting consumers about the potential for cellular damage that could lead to serious diseases.