A federal judge in Hawaii granted the state’s request to continue a freeze on Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson played a critical role two weeks ago in halting the executive order from taking effect. Citing the President’s own words, Watson cast doubt on the claim that the order was intended
Lawsuits & Litigation
Nearly two years after a passenger plane deliberately crashed into the French Alps, killing all aboard, a U.S. District Judge has scrapped a lawsuit against the Arizona flight school which trained Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz. Owned and operated by Lufthansa, the flight school was described by the plaintiffs’ lawyers as the “gatekeeper” for the commercial
The state of Oregon agreed Tuesday to pay $175,000 to a woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by a prison doctor during a gynecological exam. The lawsuit was filed in 2015 in U.S. District Court. Oregon Live reports that a Dr. Robert W. Snider, along with several other employees at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility,
Discrimination appears in many forms, and for many older Americans, ageism is a real thing, especially for those trying to find a job. More and more older Americans are having a hard time even getting a shot at an interview, prompting some to raise questions like “can a job applicant sue an employer for discriminating against older workers?” Well, one Atlanta man did. Richard Villarreal sued the R.J. Reynolds company when the company failed to give him a response to an application he submitted. However, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Villarreal, and now the Supreme Court is being asked to hear the case. Depending on how they rule, it could become “tougher for older workers to prove age discrimination” when turned down for jobs.
28-year-old, Sarah Valeriano was arrested for punching a medic in the nose while under the influence of beer and vanilla extract.
It seems President Trump isn’t’ the only one under fire these days. His daughter, Ivanka Trump, is now being accused of “improperly leveraging the power of the White House for private profit” by the San Francisco-based clothing company, Modern Appealing Clothing. According to the lawsuit filed by the clothing company last week, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC is has been “exploiting the power and prestige of the White House for personal gain” by promoting products at government events.
“Mr. Social Security” cons the government in a scheme involving submitting false medical documents and bribing a judge to approve the claims.