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Former Employee of Ad Agency Sues Company Alleging Wrongful Termination over COVID Issues in Project

Tiffani Harcrow, a former employee of Omelet LLC ad agency in Culver City, recently filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against her former employer. She alleges the company wrongfully fired her in May after she expressed concerns about an advertising project with Princess Cruises that she believed minimized the potential coronavirus-related health risks to customers. Case Read More

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Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Against Ballard Health, Alleging Wrongful Termination

A former employee of Ballard Health from Scott County, Virginia filed a lawsuit worth $3 million against the company, alleging the healthcare organization wrongfully terminated her after she blew the whistle on internal wrongdoing. The $3 million figure includes $1 million in compensatory damages and $2 million in punitive damages. Case background According to the Read More

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Fired Detroit Nurse Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Hospital Alleging Poor Working Conditions, Wrongful Termination

A Detroit nurse was fired after posting a video on Facebook discussing the working conditions at her place of employment, Sinai Grace hospital. Now she has sued the hospital seeking reinstatement and improved working conditions. In the video, Kenisa Barkai shows the personal protective equipment she was required to wear, and hospital officials claimed it Read More

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School District Must Pay More Than $100,000 to Settle Asbestos Whistleblower Claim

Dearborn Heights School District No. 7 (D7) was ordered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to pay more than $100,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a whistleblower who made complaints about asbestos in school facilities in 2012 and 2016. The settlement money was for $102,905 in back wages, damages and other compensations. Read More

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Frisco Firm Fires Employee After She Shelters in Place in Dallas County, Suit Says

In her article published April 23, 2020, on nbcdfw.com, Diana Zoga discusses a lawsuit filed in Dallas County in mid-April. The suit was filed by Amy Reggio, a woman who says she lost her job for trying to comply with shelter-in-place orders during the coronavirus pandemic. On March 27, Ms. Reggio was fired from her job Read More

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Television Executive Files Wrongful Termination Claim Against CBS

Ghen Maynard, a longtime executive behind shows such as “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race,” recently filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against CBS Corp., his former employer. Maynard alleges he was forced out of his position due to his age and race, and claims the company ran a biased investigation into him to justify letting him Read More

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Former Bus Driver Sues WMATA for Wrongful Termination and Harassment

A former bus driver for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) recently filed a lawsuit against her former employer, claiming she was harassed by supervisors and then terminated after reporting the behavior. The bus driver, Khadija Able, first began driving for WMATA in 2012. She claims to have endured repeated harassment over the course Read More

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Massachusetts General Hospital Reaches $13 Million Settlement With Doctor who Criticized Concurrent Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital recently agreed to settle a wrongful termination suit filed by a former orthopedic surgeon for $13 million. According to reports from the Boston Globe and statements from the surgeon’s legal team, settlement terms also included Dr. Dennis Burke getting his job back, and the hospital creating a brand new safety initiative named Read More

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Grand Prairie ISD Whistleblower Files Lawsuit After Wrongful Termination

According to a recent lawsuit filed by an ex-employee of the Grand Prairie ISD, former superintendent Susan Simpson Hull fired that employee after they told an investigator about financial wrongdoing in the district. The lawsuit was filed in July, but first became public knowledge in late November. Case background The lawsuit alleges the district hid Read More

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Former Teacher Partially Granted Appeal in Lawsuit Against Williamson County School District

Melanie Lemon, a former teacher for Williamson County Schools in Tennessee, was granted a partial appeal by the state’s Court of Appeals regarding a lawsuit that had been previously dismissed in which she claimed the district forced her to resign after she was “bullied” by administrators. Lemon’s claims included wrongful termination, breach of contract, infliction Read More

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