Jose Solis of Starr County sued the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in 2013 after the NBA team failed to give him an award he won during a halftime contest. Earlier this week, a jury sided with him and awarded him $250,000.
Verdicts & Settlements
800 car wash employees are finally starting to receive back pay owed to them for working off the clock.
Even though students can’t legally be compelled to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, districts across the country keep punishing students for exercising their rights.
A climate change lawsuit filed by two Pennsylvania boys against President Donald Trump was scrapped on Tuesday, the judge claiming courts can’t set executive policy. According to Reuters, the decision contradicts another made in Oregon. Nonetheless, U.S. District Judge Paul Diamond, based in Philadelphia, ruled there’s no contradiction between environmental degradation and the U.S. Constitution.
Earlier this year, the Satanic Temple filed a lawsuit protesting Missouri’s informed consent laws in regard to abortion. Last week, the Missouri Supreme Court dismissed the case.
Jury finds doctor liable for negligence resulting in amputation for a patient represented by Bell Law Firm.
United Way of Tarrant County recently agreed to settle a retaliation and discrimination lawsuit for $431,000. The suit itself was filed by a former employee, Coneisha Sherrod after she was fired in 2017.
The developer of the popular Pokémon Go game, Niantic, recently agreed to settle a lawsuit with disgruntled homeowners who were tired of players hanging out at PokéStops near their homes.
The workplace discrimination settlement is being hailed as “historic” by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Aetna has settled another lawsuit alleging members’ privacy right have been violated after revealing the HIV status of many individuals it insures.