A nursing home in Orleans County is facing more legal trouble. Families filed a class action lawsuit against the Villages of Orleans facility alleging that mistakes made during the Covid-19 pandemic led to their loved one's deaths.
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New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center claiming years of fraud and resident neglect.
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California attorney Scott Johnson, who has filed thousands of ADA lawsuits against local and state businesses, was indicted for federal tax fraud.
- American City Business Journals
Citing recent SCOTUS decision, appeals court overturns millions of dollars in arbitration awards won by DST employees
According to Ken McClain, one of the attorneys representing participants in the profit-sharing plan dispute, the federal court in Kansas City had confirmed about $36 million in arbitration awards before the appeals court ruling was released Monday.
A Florida woman is suing Velveeta for $5 million, claiming that her instant macaroni didn't cook fast enough
The class action suit alleges that Kraft Heinz Foods Group falsely advertised their instant macaroni and cheese product Velveeta.
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A former Facebook exec says an employee at a 'large tech company' once complained to the CEO in an all-hands meeting about the quality of company toilet paper
David Marcus tweeted the anecdote on the same day that Twitter CEO Elon Musk told employees they'd be fired if they didn't work "extremely hardcore."
The legal hits just keep on coming for Chris and Roberta Laundrie. Brian Laundrie’s parents just lost another legal request ahead of their trial with Gabby Petito’s parents. According to WATE.com, Judge Hunter W. Carroll denied the Laundrie’s motion to limit the scope of their depositions in the lawsuit filed by Joe Petito and Nichole […]
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A White former Seattle employee has filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming it discriminated against him due to the color of his skin.
- Miami Herald
Microwaveable cups of Velveeta mac and cheese take longer to make than the outer box says — “ready in 3 1/2 minutes” — making the packaging fraudulent and misleading, a Hialeah woman’s federal class action civil lawsuit claims.
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“His visiting businesses to make sure they were in (ADA) compliance was his passion.”
The return-to-office war may finally be reaching a compromise, but companies will be the biggest losers
Employers and employees are inching closer to a hybrid work schedule that they're both happy with.
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World's 1st hydrogen-powered jet engine seeks turning point for aviation industry
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The lawsuit, which appears to be the first to stem from the shooting, was filed Tuesday in Chesapeake Circuit Court by Donya Prioleau. Walmart, which is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, said in a statement that it was reviewing the complaint and will respond "as appropriate with the court.” “The entire Walmart family is heartbroken by the loss of the valued members of our team," the company said.
Mastercard lost an appeal in a London court on Tuesday against a ruling in a 10 billion pound-plus ($12 billion-plus) collective action that allows the claims of around three million people who have died since the lawsuit began to continue. The global payments processor is facing a lawsuit brought by consumer champion Walter Merricks on behalf of approximately 46 million adults in the United Kingdom, which became the first mass consumer action to be approved in the UK in 2021. The case was certified last year after a nearly five-year journey from the first-instance Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT), which initially refused to give the go-ahead, to the UK Supreme Court and back.
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‘Everybody’s a free agent’: how employees are using a controversial tactic to force their bosses to give them a raise
With inflation eating into salaries, more and more employees are applying for jobs they have no intention of taking. Welcome to the Great Raise-ignition.
Walmart Worker Who Escaped Shooting Files $50M Suit, Says She Complained of Gunman’s ‘Bizarre’ Behavior
A Walmart worker who was shot at during last week’s mass killing in a Virginia store filed a $50 million lawsuit, saying she wrote a formal complaint.
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The companies that declined to speak at Tuesday’s Energy Commission meeting produce 96% of California’s gasoline.
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Florida woman sues Kraft for $5M, saying Velveeta shells & cheese takes longer to prepare than packaging claims
A Florida woman has sued the Kraft Heinz Company for at least $5 million over what she claims is deceptive and fraudulent packaging, saying Velveeta mac and cheese takes longer to microwave than advertised.
As tech companies deal with lower stock prices, inflation, rising interest rates and a possible recession, they've announced tens of thousands of job cuts.
A Virginia Walmart shooting survivor says she reported 'disturbing and threatening behavior' from the gunman — but the superstore let him keep working there
The employee's lawsuit alleges Walmart knew about the gunman's "threatening behavior" before he shot and killed six people.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court's legal counsel on Monday defended Justice Samuel Alito after two Democratic lawmakers demanded answers about a former anti-abortion leader's claim that he was told in advance about the outcome of a major 2014 ruling the conservative jurist wrote in a case concerning contraceptives. "There is nothing to suggest that Justice Alito's actions violated ethical standards," legal counsel Ethan Torrey wrote in a letter to Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and Representative Hank Johnson.