Not according to Dr. Lars Aanning! In an article that he wrote was printed in The Yankton County Observer, and that was reprinted in the ProPublica Patient Safety Facebook group, he admitted that he had lied under oath on a witness stand to protect a colleague accused of medical malpractice. Aanning is now 77 years
Lawsuits & Litigation
Earlier this month, a federal judge found that almost 5M State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. policyholders have the right to proceed in a class action. State Farm faces suit for allegedly buying a judge. The judge in question is Lloyd Karmeier and the insurance company supposedly heavily backed him for a seat on Illinois’ Supreme Court. Justice Karmeier now serves as that Court’s chief justice.
Two years after filing a civil rights lawsuit against Harmon County Sheriff Joe Johnson in Oklahoma City federal court, a jury has awarded the plaintiff, Tiffany Ann Glover, $6.5 million. Glover, a former Hollis resident, filed the suit against Johnson, Jayson Vest, Hollis Police Chief David Leathers and the city of Hollis for failing to
The former vice president of operations improvement and integration, Edward Lacey, filed a whistleblower lawsuit against Visiting Nurse Service of New York, VNSNY. Lacey left the employment of the agency in January 2016. That agency has played a key role in Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, administrations overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program. The
After a Senate hearing held Tuesday, September 20, 2016, regarding the illegal creation of millions’ of fraudulent accounts by corporate giant Wells Fargo, it has been reported two of the bank’s former employees have filed a class action lawsuit in California in which they are seeking more than $2.6 billion in damages for employees who
Most online retailers, including Amazon and eBay, force both buyers to agree to arbitration in lieu of filing a lawsuit against them. Arbitration is an alternate dispute resolution process where a third party arbitrator will review the allegations and make a decision on resolving the issue. The arbitrator’s decision, much like a judge in a
On Thursday, September 22, Tulsa County District Attorney Stephen Kunzweiler announced Tulsa, Oklahoma, police officer Betty Shelby would be charged with first-degree manslaughter after she shot and killed an unarmed black man on Friday, September 16, 2016, saying, “In the matter of the death of Terence Crutcher, I determined that the filing of the felony
Back in 2015 when the Supreme Court made marriage equality the law of the land, millions of Americans rejoiced; it was a decision long overdue for the countless same-sex couples who up to that point, had been denied the right to legally join their partners in matrimony, thus stripping them of their basic human rights.
Wells Fargo bank, one of the largest in the nation, has found itself in hot water after the corporate giant’s unrealistically aggressive sales and incentive structure wound up seeing employees opening thousands of sham accounts and credit cards in unsuspecting clients’ names, later resulting in a $185 million civil settlement. In addition to other illegal
On Friday, September 16, Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson ruled Nick Gordon was ‘legally responsible’ for the untimely death of Bobbi Kristina Brown. The wrongful death civil suit was filed by members of Brown’s estate who alleged that on New Year’s Eve, 2015, Gordon, during a cocaine and alcohol-fueled rage, gave the young