A veterans’ advocacy group is suing the Transportation Department in a quest to make airplane bathrooms more accessible for travelers with disabilities. The Washington Post reports that the suit was filed Thursday by Paralyzed Veterans of America. Lodged in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, the group is demanding the government make
Alleged improper use of the delivery drug Pitocin left an infant with irreversible brain damage. Lawyers for the family settled with the hospital, ensuring that there will be adequate funds to cover future medical care.
A former cadet at Georgia’s Riverside Military Academy is suing the school’s administration for failing to prevent hazing and sexual assault. NBC News reports that the plaintiff, who was aged 12 to 13 years old at the time of the alleged abuse, is named only as L.A. in the suit. Filed in U.S. District Court
A massive class-action suit has been filed against Marriott International on behalf of 500 million guests whose information was compromised in a security breach. Honolulu’s Star Advertiser reports that Murphy, Falcon & Murphy, along with co-counsel Morgan & Morgan, filed the suit Friday, alleging that Marriott failed to “ensure the integrity of its servers and
Conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi is filing a federal lawsuit against special counsel Robert Mueller, the former FBI chief charged with investigating the Trump campaign’s alleged relationship with Russia. Now, the 72-year old conspiracy theorist is saying he faces indictment by Mueller. Corsi claims the special counsel illegally searched his phone records and leaked grand jury
Contamination Scare Prompts Del Monte to Recall Canned Corn Products
Concerns over potential contamination prompted Del Monte to recall certain canned corn products. According to the notice, the recall includes more than “64,000 cases of 'FIESTA CORN Seasoned with…Brianna Smith
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Breweries around the world are using their fizzy powers to lift social and environmental causes as well as economies and spirits. Can beer save the world?Dawn Allen
Peter Brown, U.S. Citizen, Almost Deported to Country He’d Visited On a Cruise
Immigration advocates are suing the federal government on behalf of Peter Brown, a U.S. citizen who was almost deported over an ICE request. The groups’ lawsuit states that authorities in Monroe County, Florida ignored Brown’s insistence that he was a citizen. Even after a judge ordered the man released, Brown was kept incarcerated after theRyan J. Farrick
Mississippi Files Lawsuit Against Three Drug Companies to Address Crisis
Mississippi Files Lawsuit Against Three Drug Companies to Address CrisisSara E. Teller
Hampton & King Wins Large Settlement in Delivery Nurse Negligence Case
Alleged improper use of the delivery drug Pitocin left an infant with irreversible brain damage. Lawyers for the family settled with the hospital, ensuring that there will be adequate funds to cover future medical care.Hampton & King
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The family of deceased Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger are filing a wrongful death lawsuit against the government. Bulger, reports Fox News, was killed inside a West Virginia prison just over a month ago. The circumstances surrounding his death remain uncertain. Hank Brennan, described by Fox as Bulger’s long-time attorney, told the Wall Street
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An Iowa student whose parents say she was bullied without consequence has reached a settlement with her local school district. The Des Moines Register reports that the parents of 11-year old Berkley Maschka filed a federal lawsuit against Waukee Community School District, claiming its administrators did nothing to protect the girl from ongoing harassment. When
Baltimore is filing a lawsuit against the federal government, claiming that President Trump’s penalization of legal immigrants who use public benefits has had a profoundly negative effect on local communities. The Washington Post reports that Baltimore believes the administration’s expanded definition of ‘public charges’ is threatening the city’s immigrants and its efforts toward revival. “The
Selecting the proper workstation furniture for your office can be a challenge. However, this guide to the different styles and functions will help simplify the process.
Defective products injure thousands of Americans every year. Depending on the product and the damage/injury that it caused, identifying the liable parties can be extremely complicated. There are a number of important product liability cases, many of which reached a verdict or settlement recently. Highlighted below are some of the top cases and issues so
On Friday, a U.S. appeals court refuse to let the Trump administration discard asylum applications from immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border. POLITICO reports that, in a split 2-1 decision, judges of the 9th Circuit Court determined that the ban is incompatible with existing law. “Just as we may not, as we are often
Kentucky’s attorney general says the state is continuing its case against Marathon in a lawsuit that’s over a decade old. WDRB.com reports that the litigation was first filed by former Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo in 2007. Brought against Marathon Petroleum, the suit accuses the nationwide distributor of illegally increasing the price of gasoline in