Earlier this month, Peter Carter, a highly trained surgeon at Portsmouth Regional Hospital filed a lawsuit against entities affiliated with the hospital alleging he was “forced out of his job due to age discrimination, then was defamed by a letter to providers saying he retired.” According to the suit, he built an impressive 34-year surgical career at different medical centers in Maine, York, and Portsmouth.
Earlier this month, a jury in Palm Beach County ruled in favor of a former Palm Beach International Maintenance supervisor and awarded him $2,200 in a “whistleblower lawsuit he filed back in 2015 against the county." The suit was filed by Richard Rosales, now 52, in response to allegations against him that he “was receiving kickbacks from Glue Products of Florida.” However, the Palm Beach County Inspector General determined there was no wrongdoing, according to court documents. Soon after, Rosales filed a public records request to see “who made the claims and was told it would cost him $12,540 to access the documents.” In the end, he learned that “two or more of his subordinates” made the claims against him in 2012.
Recalls linked to salmonella concerns have been in the news a lot lately. From eggs and Ritz crackers to Goldfish crackers, the list of recalled products has gotten pretty long. Now, a woman in Mississippi is suing Pepperidge Farm and it's ingredient manufacturer, Associated Milk Producers, Inc. after she allegedly fell ill and was hospitalized with salmonella poisoning after eating Goldfish crackers.
On July 19, 2018, Southfield law firm, Maddin, Hauser, Roth & Heller, P.C., announced that the firm and two of its attorneys were recognized in the highly respected legal research publication, Chambers USA.
Can you imagine life without Google or spending more than a few seconds searching for any information? I bet you can’t because it’s a privilege that makes your life much easier and more comfortable. But there is a big problem with search engines – they damage privacy and it becomes an issue.
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