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AGs in Solar-darity in Fight Against Allegedly Deceptive Solar Panel Sales Practices

Florida AG Ashley Moody brought lawsuits against two solar energy companies, SetUp My Solar, Inc. and Vision Solar FL, LLC, and related individuals for allegedly violating the state’s consumer protection law and home solicitation sale law by misleading consumers about the installation, pricing, and incentives associated with solar panel systems.

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Radio, Someone Still Loves You

A group of 16 AGs wrote a letter to the Electric Drive Transportation Association and the Zero Emission Transportation Association urging electric vehicle manufacturers to keep AM radios in new electric vehicles so that drivers have a way to become apprised of natural disasters and public emergencies.

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AGs Settle with EyeMed for $2.5 Million after Allegedly Lax Data Security Lead to Data Breach

The AGs of Oregon, New Jersey, Florida, and Pennsylvania settled with EyeMed Vision Care LLC to resolve allegations that the company violated state consumer protection and personal information protection laws, as well as the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), by improperly securing consumer health data that was subsequently compromised in a data…

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Advanced Bionics Must Pay $12.6 Million to Settle Medicaid Fraud Allegations

Advanced Bionics Corporation—a manufacturer and distributor of cochlear implants—entered settlements with six AGs to resolve allegations that the company violated federal and state False Claims Acts by submitting fraudulent claims for reimbursement to federal healthcare programs including Medicaid. According to the settlements, Advanced Bionics allegedly submitted false information to the FDA regarding testing of certain…

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AG Moody Settles with Walmart Over Opioid Allegations

Florida AG Ashley Moody has announced a settlement with Walmart Inc. to resolve without litigation allegations, including from a number of Florida municipalities, regarding the company’s role in contributing to the state’s opioid crisis. The settlement resolves allegations that Walmart pharmacies distributed and dispensed prescription opioid pain medication improperly, although the settlement also states that…

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