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EU Lawmakers Target Big Tech Firms’ Unfair Business Practices

EU lawmakers agreed on Thursday to take a tougher stance against tech giants such as Google , Amazon and Apple in new legislation aimed at curbing unfair business practices. A European Parliament committee voted in favor of beefing up draft …

Farmers Sues Radiological Corporations for $3 Million

Los Angeles-based Farmers Insurance Exchange filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court of California against two radiological corporations and their owners for allegedly submitting false documentation to get paid for services they didn’t provide. The civil complaint seeks restitution for …

AIG Sued by Small Businesses Over Workers’ Compensation Reporting

Class action lawsuits in federal courts on both coasts have been initiated on behalf of small businesses in California, New York and New Jersey against American International Group (AIG) over workers’ compensation reporting. Plaintiff attorneys say the case could involve …

San Francisco Paper Sues Rival Over Low Ad Rates

The San Francisco Examiner has filed a lawsuit alleging that the city’s dominant daily newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, has slashed advertising prices to stifle competition. The suit claims Chronicle owner The Hearst Corp. and officials at the paper took …

Lawsuit Claims TV’s ‘Storage Wars’ Show Is Rigged

Some of the valuables found hidden in abandoned lockers on A&E’s “Storage Wars” have been added by producers to deceive viewers, a former cast member of the show claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. David Hester’s suit claims producers have …