Lawsuits Filed Against Website Known for Illegal Prostitution and Human Trafficking

Two lawsuits have been filed against Backpage.com, a website known by many as a hub for “illegal prostitution and sex trafficking of underage teens.” One lawsuit, which was filed in federal court, was filed by an anti-trafficking organization in Orlando known as Florida Abolitionist and a 30-year-old woman who claims to have been a “victim of trafficking through Backpage.” The other lawsuit was filed “on behalf of Sojourner, an Arizona nonprofit victims’ resource organization.” These two lawsuits only add to the legal troubles facing the website, and comes when its “current and former executives” are facing “criminal charges of money laundering in California over accusations of human trafficking.”



New Lawsuit Filed Against CNN for Racial and Religious Discrimination

In the midst of celebrating Black History Month, a former employee of CNN has stepped forward, accusing the major news network of “racial and religious discrimination in a lawsuit earlier this month.” The former employee is Omar Butcher, and the lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court Northern District of Georgia. For those who don’t know, though, this isn’t the first round of allegations of discrimination against the news network. In fact, this is the third lawsuit “over discrimination over the past year!” So what exactly transpired to cause this latest lawsuit?


Baby Formula Packaging Defects Result In Whistleblower Lawsuit

Baby formula is a basic necessity for babies all over the world, so the last thing parents should have to worry about is whether or not the formula they’re feeding their babies is safe. Unfortunately, a recent whistleblower lawsuit against Mead Johnson, whose “Enfa family of brands includes Enfamil infant formula” has shed some light on alleged packaging defects that could be leaving the company’s 8-ounce ready-to-use formula “vulnerable to spoilage.”




Lawsuit Filed Against Ohio Clinic for Falsely Diagnosing Dozens With Alzheimer’s

It’s every patient’s worst nightmare — being given a diagnosis that will have devastating effects on yourself and your family. Unfortunately for more than 50 people who visited a memory-loss center in Ohio, this is what happened when the center told them that they had Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. The kicker was, many diagnoses the center issued were false. Fortunately, the clinic is closed now, but that hasn’t stopped patients like Shawn Blazsek from speaking out and seeking justice for the lies he was told.


Circuit Court Strikes Down Trump’s Travel Ban

The 9th Circuit Court ruled against the travel ban in a decision that’s already begun to ruffle feathers in Washington. The ruling, which was announced on Thursday, referenced a slew of past cases and rendered opinions on the merits of any possible appeal. The judges responsible for upholding the revocation of the travel ban cited


Students Are Being Squeezed By Debt Unfairly

Education is an expensive investment. Beginning in the first quarter of 2010, student debt began to eclipse the amount Americans owed on credit cards nationwide. Recent moves on the part of the Trump Administration indicate that trouble could be brewing for people who couldn’t finance their degrees out of pocket. Companies which collect on behalf


Judgment Against the NCAA Entitles Athletes to a Payday

A judgment against the NCAA entitles athletes to a payday to potentially worth thousands of dollars each. The award is part of a larger antitrust lawsuit which claims the organization had shorted its student athletes on scholarships. Before making changes to cost-of-attendance scholarships, the NCAA had only given its athletes money to cover tuition, books,