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In 1986, the California electorate overwhelmingly passed Proposition 65, formally known as “The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986.”  In enacting Proposition 65, the electorate explicitly found that California state agencies had failed to protect Californians from hazardous...

Congress enacted the Consumer Products Safety Act (“CPSA”) in 1972 to remedy inadequate protections available to consumers from unreasonable risks of injury associated with consumer products. The statutes adopted under the CPSA were intended to assist consumers in evaluating the comparative safety of...

The False Claims Act enables a private citizen with unique knowledge of fraud committed against the federal government (such as health care fraud, contract fraud, and tax fraud) to file a lawsuit under seal (not accessible to the public) seeking treble (triple the amount) damages on behalf of the government. ...

Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is continually replenished through natural means.  The most common sources of renewable energy include sunlight, wind, and geothermal heat, captured by solar panels, wind turbines, and geothermal heating and cooling systems, respectively.  In order to...

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recent posts - prop 65/environment

posted on February 14, 2018
TCG client Peter Englander has filed a lawsuit in Marin County Superior Court against The Home Depot, Inc., alleging that... full text
posted on January 17, 2018
Russell Brimer and Laurence Vinocur have issued over new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering... full text
posted on December 20, 2017
The Chanler Group wishes everyone a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season! full text

recent posts - false claims act (FCA)

posted on February 12, 2018
Pine Creek Medical Center LLC (“Pine Creek”), a physician-owned hospital serving the Dallas/Fort Worth area, has... full text
posted on January 23, 2018
The Department of Justice announced that Hyperion Foundation, a Georgia not-for-profit entity (Hyperion), Julie Mittleider,... full text
posted on December 29, 2017
Alden, New York-based contractors, Zoladz Construction Company Inc. (ZCCI), Arsenal Contracting LLC (Arsenal), and... full text

recent settlements - enforcement

posted on January 30, 2018
On January 30, 2018, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Homecare Prodcuts, Inc...
posted on January 29, 2018
On January 29, 2018, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc...
posted on January 25, 2018
The parties involved in the case Moore v. Nady Systems, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on January...
posted on January 25, 2018
On January 25, 2018, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling party Rug Doctor, LLC (“Rug...
posted on January 24, 2018
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. CLT Computers, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment on...
posted on January 18, 2018
The parties involved in the case Held v. Morris Rothenberg & Son, Inc. executed a Consent...
posted on January 17, 2018
On January 17, 2018, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party Top Flight, Inc. (“Top...