Request Legal Help Now - Free
LAWSUITS NEWS & LEGAL INFORMATION

Anne Wallace

Anne WallaceAnne Wallace is a New York lawyer, currently living in the metropolitan Washington, DC area. She writes on legal and business issues and teaches at the college and professional level. Anne graduated from Fordham Law School and Wellesley College.


Employee 401(k) Lawsuit Claims GE Inflated Stock Value

January 15, 2019.
Albany, NY On December 14, 2018, Adele Vargas filed a class action ERISA lawsuit against General Electric Company (“GE”) and Jeffrey Immelt, its former CEO. She alleges that GE improperly manipulated its earnings and inflated its stock price.
Read [ Employee 401(k) Lawsuit Claims GE Inflated Stock Value ]

LTD Claimants Win Big as Ninth Circuit Trims “Abuse of Discretion” Standard

January 11, 2019.
San Francisco, CA In one of the earliest decisions of 2019, the Ninth Circuit gave plaintiffs in long term denied disability lawsuits a new way to challenge benefit denial decisions. It may turn out to be significant.
Read [ LTD Claimants Win Big as Ninth Circuit Trims “Abuse of Discretion” Standard ]

Unum Disability Insurance Claimant Wins Reinstatement of LTD Benefits

January 8, 2019.
Santa Ana, CA On November 20, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California handed Pamela Fleming a resounding victory in her Unum disability insurance lawsuit. Unum had been paying her LTD benefits since 2005, after a serious and well-documented neck injury sustained in a car accident. A change in her treating physician and a brief surveillance video led the insurer to re-evaluate her claim and declare that she had recovered. The insurer terminated her benefits. Judge Cormac J. Carney was not impressed and reinstated her benefits due under the policy.
Read [ Unum Disability Insurance Claimant Wins Reinstatement of LTD Benefits ]

Hewlett-Packard Enterprises Named in Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit

January 7, 2019.
Santa Clara, CA In late 2018, R. Ross and C. Rogus filed a class action California unpaid wages lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) that describes a pattern of gender-based pay discrimination. It’s hardly news, you think, that tech giants underpay women.
Read [ Hewlett-Packard Enterprises Named in Gender Pay Discrimination Lawsuit ]

Trustmark National Bank Latest Defendant in Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit

December 21, 2018.
Jackson, MS In the waning days of December 2018, Cryesha McDonald and Chantal Lewis filed an excessive overdraft fees lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. The lawsuit alleges that Trustmark National Bank assessed overdraft fees in violation of its contractual agreements with customers. Like similar lawsuits brought throughout the country, McDonald v. Trustmark National Bank claims that the bank charges fees on transactions that do not actually overdraft the account. Attorneys for the plaintiffs seek class action status for the lawsuit.
Read [ Trustmark National Bank Latest Defendant in Excessive Overdraft Fees Lawsuit ]

Jury Awards $25.6 Million in Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuit

December 17, 2018.
Oklahoma City, OK In November 2018, a jury awarded nearly $25.6 million to the family of a Oranna Cunningham, a woman who was diagnosed with advanced nasopharyngeal cancer. Her insurer, Aetna, refused to cover the cost of the proton beam therapy recommended by her physician, claiming that it was “experimental or investigational.” After her death, her husband brought a bad faith insurance lawsuit.
Read [ Jury Awards $25.6 Million in Bad Faith Insurance Lawsuit ]

“Face of Channel 4 News” Fired -- Too Old to be Female on TV

December 13, 2018.
Nashville, TN News anchor Demetria Kalodimos, who had repeatedly been named the Best Local Reporter and Best Local TV News Personality by the readers of the Nashville Scene, was abruptly fired by WSMV, Channel 4 on December 4, 2017. On November 27, 2018, she filed an employment lawsuit in the Middle District of Tennessee, alleging violations of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Tennessee Human Rights Act and Disability Act and Tennessee common law. Allegations concerning violations of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 are expected to follow.
Read [ “Face of Channel 4 News” Fired -- Too Old to be Female on TV ]

SEI Investments Company Accused of Self-Dealing in 401(k) Mismanagement Lawsuit

December 12, 2018.
Philadelphia, PA On September 28, 2018, Gordon Stevens filed a class action ERISA lawsuit claiming that his employer, SEI Investments Company, forced him and other SEI 401(k) plan participants into retirement investments that made money for the company, regardless of the employees’ own best interests.
Read [ SEI Investments Company Accused of Self-Dealing in 401(k) Mismanagement Lawsuit ]

California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Goes to Jail

December 7, 2018.
San Diego, CA A year and a half ago, Sylvester Owino and Jonathan Gomez filed a California unpaid wages lawsuit against CoreCivic, a for-profit business that runs private prisons, including the Otay Mesa Detention Center in San Diego. The lawsuit alleges violations of federal human trafficking laws and California labor laws relating to minimum wage, overtime, and meal breaks, among other things. Discovery is expected to continue into March 2019, with a trial to follow.
Read [ California Unpaid Wages Lawsuit Goes to Jail ]

California Independent Contractor Rules Collapse in Confusion

November 24, 2018.
San Diego, CA In 2015 Jesus Cuitlahuac Garcia, a taxi driver, filed a California unpaid wages lawsuit against Border Transportation Group (BTG) claiming unpaid wages, wrongful termination and a variety of related labor law violations. In October 2018, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District handed Mr. Garcia an apparently empty victory.
Read [ California Independent Contractor Rules Collapse in Confusion ]

Page: 1  2  3     Next»
Request Legal Help Now! - Free