Over at DecaturLegal.com, we have recently published a number of tips for individuals pursuing claims for unemployment benefits, unpaid overtime, and employment discrimination. Securing an experienced employment attorney is, of course, the best way to evaluate and pursue these claims. But these resources can get you going in the right direction.
According to an article in the Lehigh Valley Express Times, Lehigh Valley Health Network boss discriminated against workers over 40, lawsuit says, a new lawsuit points out discriminatory behavior by a supervisor who referred to people over 40 as “drama queens,” “princesses,” “deadwood” and “incompetent and needy.”
Kimberly Prokurat, who allegedly used that terminology, [...]
I am proud to announce this order we received yesterday in the case of Wilson v. Price, et al. In this case, a City of Atlanta police officer tackled our client, while our client was in handcuffs and sitting calmly in a chair, slamming his head into a copy machine and injuring him seriously. The [...]
Police in Hawthorne, California, severely injured a man who was not committing a crime, all because he was deaf, according to a new lawsuit filed by the man, Jonathan Meister. The New York Daily News reported California cops tasered deaf man, beat him into unconsciousness as he tries to use sign language: lawsuit.
I have received numerous inquiries about this motion today. Rather than comment on it, I am publishing it here. I’d prefer to let the pleading speak for itself. In sum, we are seeking summary judgment in favor of Angela Stanton, against Phaedra Parks, on defamation claims asserted by Ms. Parks. All the evidence that has [...]
Brook Higgins, formerly a player on the Western Michigan University football team, has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court for disability discrimination, according to this article: Former Western Michigan University football player files discrimination lawsuit against school, seeks $75,000.
Higgins has a learning disability called CAPD [Central Auditory Processing Disorder] and an anxiety disorder. [...]
Today, I took part in the deposition of my client Angela Stanton as part of pre-trial discovery in the case of Phaedra Parks v. Angela Stanton. This was held in a private conference room, not in open court. The only people there were, on [...]
A story in the Dallas Texas Star-Telegram, Euless apartment owner settles discrimination lawsuit states that Middle Eastern and Asian tenants faced discriminatory practices at the apartment complex in Euless, Texas, according to a recent lawsuit.
As part of the recent settlement, the manager at Stonebridge at Bear Creek Apartments was terminated and the company [...]
A University of Virginia student was shopping last April and was arrested after purchasing cookie dough ice cream and bottled water for a sorority fundraiser. She has now filed a notice of claim against the state of Virginia, due to the actions of ABC agents, according to UVa Student Arrested And Jailed After Bottled [...]
In the past several months there have been several incidents of racial profiling in New York, by famous department stores like Macy’s and Barney’s. Link: Another Profiling Claim Against New York Department Store.
Macy’s flagship store in New York is accused of racial profiling by Halim Sharif, who says when he was shopping there last [...]