Andrea has been writing full-time since 2008. Before she became a full-time freelance writer, she was employed as a paralegal for 14 years. Her legal employment duties included writing law-related documents such as Findings of Facts and Conclusions of Law, Memorandums of Law, miscellaneous letters, responses and completing investigative reports. She currently ghostwrites articles on a wide variety of topics.

Newport-Mesa Schools Refused Asbestos Related Recommendations

According to The Orange County Register, the Newport-Mesa Schools refused asbestos related recommendations from the Orange County Grand Jury. On September 25, 2014, modernization construction was in progress on three schools, Hope View, Lake View and Oak View in the Ocean View School District, Orange County, CA. In September of that year, John Brisco, a

Chipotle Class Action Lawsuit Now Includes over 10,000 Employees

In 2014, a Chipotle class action lawsuit, Turner et al. v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. was filed against Chipotle by hourly workers at its restaurants nationwide. The lawsuit was certified as a class in August, 2015. According to the New York Daily News, since the class action was certified almost 10,000 employees have joined the

Tennessee Walking Horse Abuse Condoned by Congress – Update

Tennessee Walking Horses, TWH, are gentle horses that are gaited. This basically means that they have a natural, four beat gait that is smooth to ride. TWH performance horses, also known as the “Big Lick”, are the horses that are forced to wear stacks and chains 24 hours a day so that their owners can

Lawsuits Filed Related to Pokemon GO Mobile Game

A lawsuit was filed seeking class action status on July 29, 2016, against Pokemon Company, Niantic, Inc. and Nintendo Co. LTD related to the Pokemon GO mobile game. The lawsuit was filed by Jeffrey Marder in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, NDA. The suit alleges that the plaintiffs Pokemon GO mobile game

Taxotere Can Cause Permanent Hair Loss – Why Does it Matter?

Taxotere (docetaxel) is a drug that is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis for use in treating a number of different types of cancer. In 2004, the Food and Drug Administration, FDA, approved Taxotere for the treatment of breast cancer. It has since been discovered that Taxotere can cause permanent hair loss. An expected side effect of cancer

Apple Lawsuit Filed over Defective iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

On August 27, 2016, a class action lawsuit was filed in California against Apple. A class action lawsuit is an action initiated by one or more individuals that sue as representatives of a larger class of people that have incurred the same wrong by the same defendant. The Apple lawsuit filed suit will include those

Chicago City Hall Corruption Scheme, Central Figure Sentenced

The Chicago Tribune conducted an investigation into allegations into a Chicago City Hall corruption scheme. The allegations involved the city’s red-light program and John Bills, a former Chicago Department of Transportation official. Bills was in charge of the program that was designed to expand Chicago’s camera system, beginning in 2003, with the goal of targeting

Medicare Fraud Strike Force was Successful

On June 22nd, 2016, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell of the Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, published a press release announcing that the Department of Justice Medicare Fraud Strike Force was successful in a takedown that is unprecedented in history. Thirty-six federal districts participated in a nationwide sweep

Bureau of Land Management Making a Texas Land Grab? – Lawsuit Filed

The Bureau of Land Management, BLM, is a part of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Its function is to manage America’s federal public land. According to its website, it manages more than 245 million acres and 700 million acres of subsurface minerals. The BLM was formed in 1946 by merging the federal General Land

Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not the First

On August 1, 2016, a press release was published by the Washington Attorney General’s office announcing that Attorney General Bob Ferguson had filed a lawsuit against corporate giant Comcast. The lawsuit alleges that Comcast bilked its subscribers out of millions of dollars related to its Service Protection Plan. Comcast’s Latest Lawsuit by Washington A.G. is Not