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VA Settles Veteran PTSD Suicide Lawsuit for $1.7 Million
VA Settles Veteran PTSD Suicide Lawsuit for $1.7 Million
South Bend, IN In May, the Department of Veterans Affairs agreed to settle a medical malpractice lawsuit brought by the family of Jason Moon for $1.7 million. Moon had served two tours as a medical evacuation crew member during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He shot himself to death in 2022 while at home with his wife and children. The medical malpractice lawsuit filed by his widow alleges that Moon had never been properly diagnosed or treated for severe post-traumatic stress syndrome at the South Bend Vet Center.

California Judge Refuses $2.25 Walmart Unpaid Overtime Deal
California Judge Refuses $2.25 Walmart Unpaid Overtime Deal
San Bernardino, CA An unpaid overtime lawsuit deal between Walmart and 1,700 workers appeared to be close to settling for $2.25 million after plaintiffs were instructed by a California federal judge to fix deficiencies in the settlement's distribution method.  This second denial involves plaintiff Juan Garcia’s request for a $20,000 incentive award.

Paramount Not Properly Paying Workers, Alleges California Labor Lawsuit
Paramount Not Properly Paying Workers, Alleges California Labor Lawsuit
Los Angeles, CA A class action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court in California claims that Paramount Pictures Corp and its president Brian Levine failed to pay its movie crew members their wages on time, among other California labor law violations.

5 Ways a Lawyer Can Assist You As a Car Owner
5 Ways a Lawyer Can Assist You As a Car Owner
Santa Clara, CA Despite all the positives that can come with owning a car, car ownership still comes with some responsibilities--from ensuring the automobile is roadworthy to obtaining and renewing the necessary license and beyond. Understanding how to navigate the automotive legal landscape is another crucial aspect to consider, and at times it might feel like driving through a maze without a clear map.

CA Supreme Court Considers whether Prop 22 is Constitutional
CA Supreme Court Considers whether Prop 22 is Constitutional
San Francisco, CA Prop 22 classifies Uber, Lyft and other app-based drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Now, after numerous appeals, the California Supreme Court is considering whether the bill is constitutional and over 1 million people in California could be impacted by this California labor decision.

The Difference Between Rape and Sexual Assault
The Difference Between Rape and Sexual Assault
Toronto, OntarioThe question of consent is at the core of both rape and sexual assault, so affirmative consent must be freely given; any form of coercion or fraud does not qualify as valid consent. While people tend to view rape as something perpetrated between strangers, in actuality it often involves known individuals or family members and can even appear consensual; nonetheless it remains illegal.

Strawberry Harvester Settles Agricultural Workers Claims for $1M
Strawberry Harvester Settles Agricultural Workers Claims for $1M
Santa Maria, CA New Hope Harvesting LLC, has agreed in California federal court to a $1 million deal that will settle claims brought by about 900 migrant workers. The agricultural workers claimed the strawberry harvester denied their full wages, denied them proper rest and meal breaks, and charged or failed to reimburse them for certain expenses. The California labor settlement covers potential claimants hired by New Hope since April 16, 2018, to pick strawberries in California farms.

Camp LeJeune in Denial
Camp LeJeune in Denial
Sauk City, WIMore than 2,000 claims through the Camp Lejeune Family Member Program have been denied by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. According to VA officials, claims were filed by qualifying family members who lived at the North Carolina military base during 1953 to 1987. They were relying on compensation to cover their medical bills to treat serious illnesses associated with the contaminated water at Camp LeJeune.  

A Comprehensive Guide to Moving Your Assets Offshore
A Comprehensive Guide to Moving Your Assets Offshore
Santa Clara, CA In today’s global economy, moving assets offshore is becoming increasingly popular. Offshore assets refer to money, investments, or other financial holdings kept in a country other than the one you reside in. Many use this strategy to protect their wealth, reduce taxes, and increase privacy.

Reading Hospital Settles $32.5M Birth Injury Lawsuit
Reading Hospital Settles $32.5M Birth Injury Lawsuit
West Reading, PA A birth injury lawsuit filed in 2022 in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas alleging medical malpractice has been settled for $32.5 million with Reading Hospital. The medical malpractice complaint involved several medical errors that a jury was set to hear before the settlement was reached last month. Tragically, the now 5-year-old boy suffers from permanent neurological injuries: He is nonverbal, cortically blind, has cerebral palsy and has to be tube-fed. And he will need around-the-clock care for the rest of his life.

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