In forced arbitration, a company requires a consumer or employee to submit any dispute that may arise to binding arbitration as a condition of employment or buying a product or service.Read more.
The operator of El Dorado Chemical Company, the south Arkansas chemical plant that exploded in 2012, has filed a federal lawsuit against Air Liquide, the supplier that is responsible for over $100 million in damages and […]Read more.
Workers at Co-op City apartment complex in the Bronx are claiming that they have been cheated out of compensation, including overtime pay. In a class-action lawsuit, the workers claim that the companies that run the apartment […]Read more.
The family of Matthew Hook, from Dublin, Ohio, has settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the Columbus suburb of Perry Township, its board of trustees, and a police officer for $2.25 million. Hook had suffered […]Read more.
Uber, a successful transportation company that allows users of its app to request drivers, has been charged with its first wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit seeks damages in the death of 6 year-old Sophia Liu, who […]Read more.
A federal lawsuit has been charged against the company whose chemicals leaked into the Elk River and left thousands of West Virginians without water for more than a week. Eastman Chemical Company, which makes a chemical […]Read more.
A Tolland physician and his employers were struck with an $8 million wrongful death lawsuit after the parties were found liable for the death of James Morrin, who killed his wife and then himself in 2009. […]Read more.
Johnson & Johnson is in the media again – this time it’s for defective hip implants. The company will pay more than $4 billion to settle more than 7,500 lawsuits. Thousands of people have already had […]Read more.
The family of Deonta Markey Griffin of Montgomery Alabama is suing the cities of Guntersville, Albertville and Boaz after, according to the family, a high-speed police chase lead to the death of the man. According to […]Read more.
Litigation is pending on a wrongful death lawsuit against Metro Corrections, (a correctional institute near Louisville), due to the death Savannah Sparks, who died only 6 days after entering that institution. According to Sparks’ grandmother, “dozens […]Read more.
In an alleged two lawsuits, jail workers and a doctor are claimed to be responsible for the death of a mentally ill U.S. military veteran at a Richmond, Virginia jail. The wrongful-death lawsuits allege Richmond Sheriff […]Read more.
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal has reported that Ford has recently recalled a group of Edge crossover vehicles from the 2012 model year to correct a possible problem with the vehicles’ fuel systems. Ford believes that this could ultimately result in vehicular fires.Read more.