Settlement Approved in Native American Farmer Lawsuit

Years ago, a group of Native American farmers and ranchers filed a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) “over claims that the USDA discriminated against them in farm loans and loan servicing from 1981 through 1999.” While the particular lawsuit was settled for $760 million, $380 has gone unclaimed. Now, after

Army Veteran and VA Settle Medical Malpractice Case

A medical malpractice lawsuit has been settled between the McGuire VA Medical Center and an Army veteran for close to $1 million. The lawsuit itself was filed by Michael Holmes back in December after he suffered a stroke “as a result of a surgery that, as it turned out, he didn’t even need.” Since his stroke, Holmes wonders if he will ever regain use of his arm.