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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 July 4, 2019
The Chanler Group wishes every American a happy and safe Fourth of July holiday! full text
posted on July 1, 2019
Paul Wozniak has more 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products such as mugs, pint... full text
posted on June 1, 2019
TCG client Paul Wozniak has issued a dozen new 60-Day Notices of Violation of Proposition 65 to companies offering products... full text

recent posts - false claims act (FCA)

posted on June 16, 2019
The Department of Justice announced last week that the United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Smart... full text
posted on May 24, 2019
The United States has filed a complaint in intervention against Doctor’s Choice Home Care Inc (Doctor’s Choice... full text
posted on March 22, 2019
Covidien LP has agreed to pay $17,477,947 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by providing free or... full text

recent settlements - enforcement

posted on May 15, 2019
On May 15, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Bondhus Corporation (“...
posted on May 13, 2019
On May 13, 2019, citizen enforcer John Moore and settling party TJ Promotions Corp. (“TJ...
posted on May 10, 2019
On May 10, 2019, citizen enforcer Peter Englander and settling party Beniko, Inc. (“Beniko...
posted on May 7, 2019
On May 7, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party International Sourcing Company...
posted on May 7, 2019
On May 7, 2019, citizen enforcer Paul Wozniak and settling parties Intruder, Inc. (“...
posted on May 7, 2019
The parties involved in the case Wozniak v. Service Tool Company, L.L.C. executed a...
posted on May 2, 2019
On May 2, 2019, citizen enforcer Laurence Vinocur and settling party Wilde Tool Co., Inc. (“...