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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 October 27, 2017
Dr. Anthony E. Held has issued over a dozen new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products... full text
posted on October 18, 2017
California's Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment has given notice of its intent to list vinylidene chloride... full text
posted on September 12, 2017
John Moore has issued 20 new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as headphones... full text

recent posts - false claims act (FCA)

posted on November 29, 2017
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based subsidiary of Novelion Therapeutics Inc., has agreed to... full text
posted on November 7, 2017
MediSys Health Network Inc., which owns and operates Jamaica Hospital Medical Center and Flushing Hospital and Medical... full text
posted on October 18, 2017
Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina LLC (FMC), has agreed to pay the United States $1.56 million, and FMC’s... full text

recent settlements - enforcement

posted on November 28, 2017
The parties involved in the case Moore v. KWDZ Manufacturing, LLC executed a Consent Judgment on...
posted on November 27, 2017
On November 27, 2017, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party R. Greenspan International Inc...
posted on November 27, 2017
On November 27, 2017, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Team ProMark, LLC (...
posted on November 16, 2017
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Emergency Essentials, LLC executed a Consent Judgment...
posted on November 10, 2017
On November 10, 2017, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party U Brands, LLC (“U...
posted on November 7, 2017
On November 7, 2017, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Symtek, Inc. (“...
posted on November 7, 2017
The parties involved in the case Moore v. K&M International, Inc. executed a Consent Judgment...