You have contracted an independent freelancer to do some repair work in your house or prepare a website for your small business and the work was either poor quality or not done on time. You’re considering filing suit.
Lawsuits & Litigation
Google – Individuals Can Take Harassment to Court, No Collective Action
Victims’ Compensation Funds Created for Abuse at Multiple Pennsylvania Dioceses
A family of an 18-year-old woman who died earlier this year on May 17 recently filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Superior Asphalt Inc., IMS Engineers, the city of Jackson, and others. According to the suit, the woman who lost her life was Frances Fortner. The day of the fatal incident, Fortner, who was a senior at Jackson Academy, was driving to graduation practice when her “car hit an unsecured manhole cover and flipped,” according to witnesses.
Costco Wholesale Corp. is at the center of a lawsuit filed by an African American Severn couple for $4 million. According to the suit, a manager allegedly “racially discriminated against them when he called the police for a robbery that did not happen.”
A graduate of Yale University recently filed a lawsuit against the university, several school officials, and Yale New Haven Hospital after she was allegedly involuntarily held at the hospital when she “admitted herself for depression.” Additionally, the lawsuit claims that Yale “forced her to withdraw from the university.”
Arkansas Woman Allegedly Found Bed Bugs in Her Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Resort Room, According to Lawsuit
Christine Bingaman of Arkansas filed a class-action lawsuit against the “Arizona Biltmore Hotel and Resort, a Hilton Waldorf Astoria luxury property that is known for its charm” and is popular among tourists and locals alike. Why did she file the suit? Well, it turns out that despite the fact that the hotel “promises a world-class experience,” Bingaman claims she encountered bed bugs during her four-night visit to the property in May 2018.
Purdue Asks Companies for Proof of Harm in Opioid Litigation
Boise Joins Opiod Litigation, Files Against 20 Manufacturers
Mexican chain restaurant Cha Cha Cha recently found itself at the center of a gender discrimination lawsuit. The suit itself was filed by Mayra Ramirez, a former Human Resources employee with the establishment and alleges she was not only “paid less than her male counterparts,” but she also “regularly endured fat-shaming and racist insults, endured physically unhealthy workplace conditions, and was later fired after taking medical leave.”