Justice was served for a mother and her injured infant in Flint, Michigan on April 9 as McKeen & Associates won an appeal filed by Genesys Regional Medical Center. Genesys lost the medical malpractice suit at the Circuit Court level and challenged the $2.9M verdict. What follows is a press release from McKeen & Associates, detailing this victory.
Lawsuits & Litigation
McKesson Executives Deposed Regarding West Virginia Opioid Crisis
A class-action suit is bringing change to a Philadelphia corrections facility which once barred incarcerated fathers from spending time alone with their minor children. “When you’re far away from someone and can’t visit, it puts a strain on everything,” said Dayna Walter, partner of a jailed man and mother of his two-year old child. “You
Martin Tankleff served 17 years in prison, convicted of murdering his own parents. Last Thursday, the middle-age man who spent half his life behind bars settled with Suffolk County, N.Y., for $10 million. Following a chamber vote, the Ways and Means Committee of the local legislature approved the full amount for disbursement. Tankleff reached another,
Yesterday, Bill Cosby was finally found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, bringing closure to dozens of women who claimed the comedian “drugged and sexually abused them.” Though the statue of limitations had ended for many of the women, the case the ended yesterday revolved around the “2004 assault of Andrea Costand, who said Cosby had given her pills in his suburban Pennsylvania home that left her incapacitated and then molested her.”
A settlement has finally been reached between a Mississippi Gulf Coast county and its coroner and six black-owned funeral homes. The settlement brings an end to a racial discrimination lawsuit that shed light on allegations that county coroner Gary Hargrove “steered county business to two white-owned funeral homes to the detriment of the black-owned funeral homes, alleging federal civil rights and state law violations against a backdrop of a business that remains starkly segregated by race in the Deep South,” according to the lawsuit.
Illinois bus company Suburban Express is facing a civil rights lawsuit after making a politically incorrect marketing pitch. State Attorney General Lisa Madigan launched the litigation, promising to put Suburban Express out of business for insulting Chinese students attending the University of Illinois. The Chicago Sun Times reports that the company touched off a ‘political
Lawyer Pelvic Mesh Scam Becoming More Prevalent, Women Report
USA Gymnastics reached a confidential settlement with a Georgia athlete who claims the organization didn’t take enough steps to stop child abuse. The suit, filed in 2013, alleges that USA Gymnastics received at least four separate warnings about coach William McCabe. The plaintiff claims McCabe filmed her in various states of undress. According to a
After experiencing disability discrimination, a former Macy’s employee was recently awarded $75,000 to settled the lawsuit they filed against the popular retailer. The lawsuit was originally filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and in it the federal agency “charged Macy’s with firing an asthmatic employee, rather than excuse a one-day absence the employee needed to address emergency complications arising from her disability.” As a result of Macy’s misconduct, the EEOC claimed the retailer “violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).”