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Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Iowa Nursing Home Alleges Employee Fired After Reporting Abuse

By Florin Gray |

An Iowa dietary aid has filed a lawsuit against a nursing home after she claims she was fired for reporting nursing home abuse and neglect to state officials. The state officials later verified her claims. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges that soon after she began her employment with the nursing home, she… Read More »

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Lawsuit Says Nurses Were Fired After Reporting Fellow Nurse to Police

By Florin Gray |

A lawsuit has been filed against a Kentucky nursing home after two nurses say they were fired for reporting a fellow nurse to police. The nurses alleged that their fellow nurse was stealing morphine that was meant for elderly patients. The nurse is facing several charges including three counts of knowingly abusing or neglecting… Read More »

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Muslim Teacher Reprimanded Over Her Opinion on Gaza Crisis

By Florin Gray |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has filed a complaint on behalf of a Muslim special education teacher against her school district after the teacher was reprimanded for sending out a “reply-all” email. According to the lawsuit, the district sent out an email on October 25, 2023, concerning the Israeli-Palestinian crisis in Gaza. The… Read More »

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Walmart Settles Disability Discrimination Lawsuit for $70,000

By Florin Gray |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed on behalf of a disabled employee against his employer, Walmart. Upon hiring, the plaintiff, who had a prosthetic leg, was allowed to use the store’s in-store electric cart to perform some of his job duties. According to the EEOC, Walmart… Read More »

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Real Estate Company Sued After 85-Year-Old Woman Is Killed by Alligator

By Florin Gray |

The family of an 85-year-old woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a Florida real estate company and property manager after the woman was mauled to death by an alligator located on the property. According to the lawsuit, the decedent was walking her dog in February of 2023 along a pond in her… Read More »

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Disney Faces Wrongful Death After New York Surgeon Dies of Food Allergy

By Florin Gray |

Disney and a local restaurant are facing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the husband of a New York surgeon who died after she dined at the Florida restaurant last year, according to a 19-page lawsuit filed in Orange County, Florida on February 22. According to the lawsuit, the decedent ate dinner at Raglan… Read More »

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What is a Hostile Work Environment in Florida?

By Florin Gray |

There are many types of employment discrimination lawsuits. They include discrimination in hiring, firing, and promoting. However, there are also lawsuits filed on the basis of a hostile work environment. These lawsuits include allegations of pervasive harassment, sexual harassment, and discriminatory abuse. Many workers are unaware when conduct crosses the line from annoying to… Read More »

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EEOC Files Federal Lawsuit Against Tesla Alleging Discrimination Against Black Employees

By Florin Gray |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a federal lawsuit against Tesla in September of 2023 alleging that the company engaged in harassment and discrimination of Black employees. The complaint was filed in California following an EEOC investigation of Tesla’s treatment of Black employees. The EEOC alleges that Tesla violated Title VII of the Civil… Read More »

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EEOC Files Lawsuit Against Healthcare Company Alleging Pay Discrimination

By Florin Gray |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently filed a federal lawsuit against a Pennsylvania employer who paid its female employee less than male workers who were doing the same job. According to the lawsuit, Medsurant Health, a healthcare company providing intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring services paid a female monitorist less than male workers for equal work… Read More »

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EEOC Settles Lawsuit on Behalf of Transgender Employee Who Was Suffered Harassment in the Workplace

By Florin Gray |

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently settled a lawsuit against a bar and restaurant over claims that its employees discriminated against a transgender man in the workplace. The EEOC forced the bar to pay $25,000 to the employee and provide other relief to settle the sexual harassment lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, the owners… Read More »

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