Border Patrol Settles Lawsuit After Detaining Americans for Speaking Spanish

(CNN)Two American citizens have reached a settlement in a lawsuit they filed against US Customs and Border Protection after an agent asked them for IDs because he heard them speaking Spanish. Ana Suda and Martha “Mimi” Hernandez, who live in the small … Continue reading

Home Depot Settles Data Breach Lawsuit for $17.5M

Home Depot, a Georgia-based home improvement store, will pay a $17.5 million settlement to 46 states including Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana regarding a 2014 data breach, officials announced Tuesday. The breach exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million … Continue reading

After School District Settlement, Parents of Disabled Girl Demands Change

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND — The father of a 16-year-old Bainbridge Island student with cerebral palsy who was assaulted by another student on the first day of school remains concerned for his daughter’s safety. Fred Whittlesey is satisfied that the district has separated … Continue reading

Judge Awards $10M Settlement in ‘Wrongful Pregnancy’ Lawsuit

The family of a severely disabled child who was born after a nurse administered a flu shot instead of a birth-control injection has been awarded $10 million (£7.6 million ) by a federal judge as settlement. The mother, Yeseni Pacheco, had no … Continue reading

Flint Water Lawsuit Settlement Now Totals $641M

LANSING, Mich. — The proposed settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of residents of Flint, Michigan, who were harmed by lead-tainted water now totals about $641 million, officials revealed Tuesday. The lawsuit was the result of workers following state environmental … Continue reading

Whistleblower Lawsuit Filed Against Academy Bus for Allegedly Defrauding $15M

A company that contracts bus services with NJ Transit has been accused by the Office of the Attorney General of running no-show buses, perpetrating a fraud scheme of more than $15 million, according to allegations in court documents.  Attorney General … Continue reading

The Deadliest Workplace Killer: Mesothelioma Cancer and Threats of Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos exposure, as well as subsequent conditions such as mesothelioma cancer, kills thousands of Americans every year. It is essential to be knowledgeable about the threats of asbestos exposure and to uncover whether you might have actually been exposed. Prior … Continue reading

Baltimore Pays $8M Settlement in Police Corruption Drug Case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials are set to approve a roughly $8 million settlement to two men who went to prison after drugs were planted on them a decade ago during an encounter with members of a rogue police unit that … Continue reading

$52M Settlement Reached in Abuse Case at Miracle Meadows School

SALEM, W.Va. – Philadelphia attorneys Brian Kent and Guy D’Andrea of Laffey, Bucci & Kent, LLP have announced that they have secured a record settlement of $52 million on behalf of 29 victims who endured years of sexual and physical abuse at Miracle Meadows … Continue reading

Safety Guidelines at the 2021 Trial Lawyers Summit

Safety has played a massive factor in planning for the upcoming Trial Lawyers Summit. If you are determined to enhance your legal processes, attending the Trial Lawyers Summit is the first step. On January 31 – February 3, 2021, YOU … Continue reading