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 [...]
A lawsuit filed recently highlight the difficulties some disabled people encounter when they are in public places. According to the Washington Post article, Disabled Man Files Lawsuit Against National Air and Space Museum, a college student and his brother were very upset last year when they were unable to ride in a flight simulator.
Cases of “whistleblowers” are always complex, because they typically involve fraud or even criminal activities, and wrongful termination.
As reported by an Oklahoma newspaper, TPS seeks to transfer ex-employee lawsuit to federal court, the Tulsa Public School system has been sued by a former employee. Cheryl Murphy claims she was terminated from her job [...]
According to a recent article in the Washington Post, the Social Security Administration had to rescind a reprimand of one of its employees for excessive passing of gas in a work environment.
The five page letter of reprimand, which was sent December 10th, was withdrawn 7 days later after a redacted copy of it [...]
Prison guards work in dangerous conditions but they still have the right to a reasonably safe and secure workplace.
A lawsuit filed in Cuyahoga County Ohio recently by a prison guard underscores the issues that guards face daily. Robert Jackson was trying to break up an inmate fight last March when he sustained injuries to [...]
Did you know that over 100 million Americans now have Facebook accounts? That’s one out of three of us. Facebook is part of the “Social Media” explosion. Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter are hot topics these days because unfortunately people are posting things on Facebook that are putting their jobs in jeopardy.
The City of Lakeland, Georgia, has agreed to pay $250,000 to two former Chiefs of Police who brought suit under the Georgia Whistleblower Act, O.C.G.A. § 45-1-4. This is the largest reported settlement of a case brought against a municipality under the Georgia Whistleblower Act.
The complaint, brought by former Lakeland Chief of Police Robbie [...]
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Attorney James Radford attained an unanimous decision by the Georgia Supreme Court, reversing a lower court’s order that the City and Mayor of Greenville, Georgia, were immune from liability for acts taken without authority of law.
In a unanimous opinion, the Georgia Supreme Court today held that the City of Greenville, Georgia, [...]