The Monroe County legislature has voted in favor of commencing litigation against the state of New York against the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, otherwise known as the Green Light Bill. The Green Light Bill, which was officially signed ...Read More »
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester has unveiled its new expansion, supported by dollars secured from the state by assemblyman Harry Bronson. The Legal Aid Society provides legal services for low- to moderate-income residents of the Greater Rochester area; the ...
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The City of Rochester has filed a lawsuit against the opioid industry, seeking reparations for the damage prescription opioids contributed to the rise of the opioid and heroin epidemic. The sprawling, 302-page lawsuit names defendants across the entire industry, from ...Read More »
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has awarded $3.2 million to the Fitzpatrick family of Whitesville, Allegany County, in arbitration against an AXA advisor. The award is thought to be the largest arbitration against an insurance company ever paid in ...Read More »
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District has reached a $20 million settlement with the Rochester Drug Co-operative (RDC) for failing to comply with the Controlled Substance Act and failing to report suspicious opioid orders from pharmacies. Based in ...Read More »
The Rochester Police Locust Club descended on City Hall Tuesday evening, denouncing the proposed establishment of a civilian-led police accountability board (PAB) in Rochester. The PAB legislation on the table is a sweeping bill made in collaboration with the Police ...Read More »
Metro Justice hosted a town hall March 15 on the pending legalization of recreational marijuana. The event — centered around a panel featuring Rochester City School District board commissioner Natalie Sheppard, lead organizer for Metro Justice Mohini Sharma and deputy ...
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A second shareholder in West Henrietta-based Vuzix has filed a lawsuit against the company’s board members, alleging a pattern of false claims and stock promotion schemes. Vuzix produces augmented reality glasses including the M3000 and — most applicable to the ...Read More »
The Cobbs Hill Village Tenants Association has filed a lawsuit against the City of Rochester, City Council, Mayor Lovely Warren, Rochester Management and Plymouth Gardens in an effort to halt the planned redevelopment of the senior living complex. Cobbs Hill ...Read More »
A new lawsuit filed against West Henrietta-based augmented reality company Vuzix alleges a scheme of purchasing promotional articles to artificially inflate the value of the company. Vuzix is the producer of augmented reality glasses for the consumer and industrial markets, ...Read More »
When Thomas Stander and his wife Sally bought their house in Fairport, Elton John’s version of “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” had just topped the Billboard charts, the Vietnam War was drawing to a close and the Cadillac Seville ...Read More »