A teenage girl is suing United Airlines, claiming its employees did little to mitigate a 2017 sexual assault.
Underage asylum-seekers can be released to sponsors in the U.S. while awaiting trial or immigration hearings. A class action says the Trump administration’s begun using kids as ‘bait,’ meant to entice their parents or relatives into arrest.
A class action claims that Oregon is punishing disabled children by sending them home early for acting out in class.
Naveed Malik, a math teacher for Jefferson City Public Schools, is suing the district for racial and age discrimination. He also alleges he was subjected to a hostile work environment and retaliation.
Complaint: District’s Native Students Experience Discrimination
The U.S. Department of Education plans to investigate allegations that the Wolf Point School District in Montana discriminates against Native American students by pushing them into underfunded programs and…Sara E. Teller
Senate Shutdown Proposals Both Expected to Fail
The government’s been shutdown for nearly a month. While the Senate’s expected to vote on resolutions later this week, neither proposal is expected to pass.Ryan J. Farrick
Winter Driving Safety
Safe driving is important year-round, but even moreso in the slip-and-slide conditions of winter roads.Jay W. Belle Isle
Drug Companies Motion for Gag Orders and Sanctions Against Plaintiffs
A new trend has emerged. Drug companies are filing motions for gag orders and sanctions against plaintiffs amid ongoing litigation.Sara E. Teller
Lawsuit Claims Mother was Demoted, Discriminated Against for Pumping Breast Milk at Work
According to a new lawsuit filed against a KFC/Taco Bell franchise, a mother was discriminated against and eventually demoted because she wanted to pump breast milk for her newborn son at work.Brianna Smith
Wisconsin Continues to Use MAT in ERs to Help Addicts
Note: this article previously reported that the First Liberty Institute had been involved with a state-level lawsuit against Airmont. While the First Liberty Institute has been involved in federal litigation against the village, they did participate in the recently-dismissed lawsuit. A New York state judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit brought by a Hasidic Jewish
Cable was released from prison in 2017 after serving four-year sentence and subsequently submitted a malpractice claim. The state of New Hampshire filed a counterclaim using pay-to-stay.
A new study reveals that new mothers who are given opioid prescriptions for pain after delivery are more likely to become addicted.
The federal government is requiring hospitals across the nation to post their standard prices on their websites starting this year. Consumer advocates and industry experts say this is a step in the right direction, but the lists are still confusing to patients.
Camille Sturdivant, a former student in the Blue Valley School District, recently sued the district over allegations that she was prevented from performing with her high school’s dance team because her “skin was ‘too dark’ and would clash with the color of the team’s costumes.”
Devout Christian Marie Jean Pierre recently won a $21.5 million verdict, ending a religious freedom lawsuit she filed against her employer, Conrad Miami Hotel.
Lawsuit: Teenager Tried to Commit Suicide Over Stalking, but Plymouth-Canton Schools Blamed Her Instead
When a 17-year old’s abusive ex-boyfriend drove her to attempt suicide, her mother complained to Plymouth-Canton school administrators and resource officers. They told her that “kids will be kids.”
Former Mount Carmel physician William Husel may have caused at least 27 patients to die. With the hospital admitting oversight, families are demanding answers.
Pelosi claims that the president leaked information about a planned visit to Afghanistan in retaliation for her suggestion that Trump’s State of the Union address be postponed.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has begun to offer courses in treating opioid addiction specifically for healthcare professionals and laypersons involved in emergency care.
Georgia has officially joined the litigation against opioid manufacturers. The lawsuit comes after approximately 70 cities and counties in the state made similar allegations in their local courts.
A government shutdown is causing thousands of immigration cases and hearings to be canceled or pushed back by years.