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  October 17, 2019

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Class Action

Hy-Vee Customers Pursue Lawsuit Over Data Breach
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A negligence lawsuit has been filed by two customers of supermarket chain Hy-Vee, who say their debit cards were compromised in a data breach. The plaintiffs seek to file the lawsuit as class action, which could mean compensation for other affected customers. Hy-Vee announced at the beginning of the month that an investigation found malware at some of its point-of-sale systems, which could have affected customers who visited the stores between January 15 and July 29.
Linh Ta, DesMoines Register 10/16/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Walmart Pregnancy Discrimination Class Action Ends in a $14M Settlement
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On October 15, 2019, Walmart agreed to a $14 million settlement with an Illinois Class of pregnant and formerly pregnant employees who claimed the company’s policies on disability accommodations discriminated against them based on their pregnant status. In the complaint, filed in May 2017, named plaintiffs Talisa Borders and Otisha Woolbright alleged that the superstore used a three-tier disability policy with employees who sustained on the job injuries, pregnant employees, and employees with other disabilities all received different treatment from Walmart.
Elizabeth DiNardo, Esq., Associate Counsel, Counsel Financial 10/17/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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San Diego Pays $1.25M in Cyclist's Sidewalk Injury Case
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A California man will receive $1.25 million from the city of San Diego over injuries suffered in a bike crash. The plaintiff alleged he suffered cranial nerve damage, dental injuries and facial injuries when a cracked sidewalk launched him and his bike into the air in Nov. 2016. The city previously settled several other lawsuits over sidewalk-related injuries.
David Garrick, San Diego Union Tribune 10/15/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Ferris Wheel Injuries Subject of Pennsylvania Lawsuit
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A lawsuit has been filed over injuries to two people in a Ferris wheel malfunction at the York Fair in Pennsylvania last month. A malfunction during the ride caused the plaintiffs' car to tilt, causing one of the plaintiffs to fall to the ground. The plaintiffs both "sustained serious and permanent personal injuries and have been severely traumatized as a result of the incident," states the complaint.
Steve Marroni, 10/17/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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NJ Transit to Pay Employee $848K in Age, Racial Discrimination Suit
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A New Jersey jury says NJ Transit will pay $848,000 to an employee who alleged age and racial discrimination. The Essex County Superior Court jury agreed that the plaintiff was passed over for a higher position by a younger candidate with less experience and education. The plaintiff, who has worked for the agency since 1991, alleged she was discriminated against on the basis of age and race.
Larry Higgs, 10/17/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Wrongful Death

$9M Awarded to Family of Student Who Died of Blood Clots Tied to Birth Control
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A wrongful death suit filed by the family of an Auburn University student who died from a pulmonary embolism linked to birth control medication has closed. According to the complaint, doctors prescribed the young woman birth control despite her heightened risk of blood clots and doctors failed to diagnose her when she was dying in 2014. The family was awarded $9 million in punitive damages by a jury in Lee County, Alabama. The lawsuit was filed against Auburn Urgent Care and two doctors.
Howard Koplowitz, 10/16/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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Infant Died in Rock 'n Play Sleeper, Family Sues Fisher-Price
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A New York family whose infant son died in a infant sleeper has filed suit against Fisher-Price and its parent company Mattel. The lawsuit alleges the Rock 'n Play Sleeper the child was napping in when he died was not made for sleeping infants. Almost 5 million of the sleepers were recalled in April after they were linked to the deaths of 10 babies nationwide. Fisher-Price was named in two class action lawsuits linking the company's sleeper to the deaths of 32 babies.
Mary B. Pasciak, Buffalo News 10/11/2019   Facebook iconTwitter iconLinkedIn Icon
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