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Parent Files $1M Bullying Lawsuit Against School

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The parent of a middle school boy has filed a $1 million bullying lawsuit against the school district. Every school district has a process in place for managing situations like this. In these cases, parents can file complaints with the district, and the district needs to be notified of ongoing problems. In this case,… Read More »

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Woman Files Lawsuit After Coffee Burn, Mockery By Employees

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A woman in the passenger seat of her friend’s vehicle was handed a tray full of hot coffee. The coffee slipped from the tray, fell into her seat, and caused burn injuries to her thigh and buttocks. The woman was in so much pain at the time of the injury, that she immediately got… Read More »

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Yet Another Semi Rear-End Accident Results In Construction Allegations Also

By Payer Law |

Semi-truck rear-end collisions. What are those all about? Well, they happen a lot, too often, actually, and they tend to happen more in construction zones where traffic slows than elsewhere. Recently, three people died in a seven-car pile-up in South Carolina. A tractor-trailer smashed into the back of the line of stopped motorists near… Read More »

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Foster Care Company Under Fire After Abuse Allegations

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A privately-owned non-profit foster care agency is under fire after a former foster parent was sentenced to 18-years for child abuse and other allegations. According to reports, they sent a brother and sister to the home. The brother was beaten so badly that he had to be hospitalized. Among the allegations, the New Mexico… Read More »

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Can I File A Workers’ Compensation Lawsuit If I Work Remotely?

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The pandemic forced several businesses to shutter their offices and required employees to work from home. While employers were happy to still be earning any income, the employees were happier. Working from home is now a major request of the majority of employees. Meanwhile, employers who are now looking over expenses related to commercial… Read More »

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Is Alec Baldwin Legally Responsible Civilly For The Death Of The Set Worker?

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Yes, but not because he fired the pistol. Here is what happened. Alec Baldwin was handed a real gun by a setworker who was hired during union issues. He fired the gun and a bullet struck a worker on set, killing her instantly. In a scenario like that, the custodian of props would be… Read More »

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Medicaid Injury Case Heads To Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving personal injury lawsuits and Medicaid reimbursements. Essentially, if you accept government health insurance, you are required to pay a certain amount back to Medicaid if the case goes your way. One case involving a 13-year-old victim will head to the SCOTUS after Medicaid… Read More »

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WhiteFinger

Aussie Sues Employer Over White Finger Syndrome

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While we don’t often go down under to find interesting cases to discuss, this one essentially accuses an employer of liability after an employee developed “white finger syndrome” also known as Raynaud’s Disease. The employee was a “continuous miner” for the company he worked for. He claims that immediately upon starting up the machine… Read More »

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Man Sues Employer After Losing Arm And Getting Laid Off

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An Iowa man is claiming employment discrimination after he lost his arm in a tire-grinding machine accident. According to the victim, his supervisor told him to service the machine while it was still running because they were behind in production and needed to catch up. As a result of that request, the man lost… Read More »

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California Lawsuits Expose Employers To COVID Liability

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A wrongful death lawsuit filed in California blames the death of a worker on his employer. The lawsuit, filed by the worker’s wife, claims that the company failed to implement social distancing or other requirements handed down by the CDC. As a result, her husband contracted the illness and died. Now, she believes that… Read More »

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