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A Vermont Veteran Dies of Cancer Months After Winning a Misdiagnosis Lawsuit

A Vermont soldier who was exposed to smoke from pits used to burn waste while serving in Afghanistan and Iraq has died of cancer, just months after reaching a settlement with the federal government over his diagnosis. Wesley Black, 36, … Continue reading

A Florida Family Accuses a Catholic School of Racial Discrimination

An African American family in Gainesville has filed a federal racial discrimination lawsuit against St. Patrick Interparish School in northeast Gainesville. The case, filed by Regina Wims in the Gainesville Division of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District … Continue reading

A Mother Says That Southwest Airlines Accused Her of Trafficking Her Biracial Daughter

A California woman is accusing Southwest Airlines of racial profiling, saying she was accused of human trafficking while traveling with her biracial daughter. Mary MacCarthy of Los Angeles told CNN she and her 10-year-old daughter, Moira, were flying to Denver on October 22 after … Continue reading

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Is Facing a Possible Class-Action Lawsuit After an Employee Vaccine Exemption List Is Revealed

Phoenix Children’s is facing a potential class-action lawsuit after a list of employees with approved vaccine exemptions was revealed. The hospital on Oct. 15 allegedly sent an email to 368 people outlining protocols for employees with approved vaccine exemptions. In … Continue reading

Tennessee Faces Lawsuits from Civil Rights Groups Over a Transgender School Athletics Law

Two civil rights groups filed a federal court challenge Thursday against a Tennessee law that bars transgender athletes from playing public high school or middle school sports aligned with their gender identity. The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee and … Continue reading

North Carolina’s Attorney General Sues Over a Dozen Manufacturers Over a Faulty Fire Suppressant

Lawsuits filed by North Carolina’s attorney general against 14 manufacturers of a fire suppressant claim the makers caused a public nuisance, created a design defect, failed to warn their customers and fraudulently transferred corporate assets to shield their profits, a … Continue reading

A Lawsuit Against the NFL Over Super Bowl Streaming Issues Moves Forward

One football fan has dodged the NFL’s first line of defense in a lawsuit alleging the league breached the terms of the Game Pass service when Super Bowl LIV experienced streaming interruptions. On Tuesday, a New York federal judge allowed Sietel … Continue reading

A U.S. Court Approves Avianca’s Bankruptcy Reorganization Plan

The Southern District of New York has approved Colombian airliner Avianca’s (AVT_p.CN) reorganization plan, Avianca said on Tuesday, which will allow the company to complete its Chapter 11 bankruptcy process before the end of the year. Avianca, along with rival Chile’s LATAM … Continue reading

An Ohio Teacher Accuses Her School of Gender Discrimination After Being Replaced by a Man

A teacher in the Maplewood Local School District has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging gender discrimination when she was moved from her position of physical education teacher and was replaced by a man. The lawsuit was filed on … Continue reading

Three Doctors Sue Hackensack University Medical Center for Age Discrimination

Three pediatric emergency room physicians at Hackensack University Medical Center, all in their 50s, have filed suit against the hospital and its parent company, Hackensack Meridian Health, claiming they were fired in February solely because of their age.  The three physicians … Continue reading