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$750,000 Manufactured Evidence Verdict Upheld by Judge

A $750,000 verdict has been upheld by U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Kendall in favor of a man who alleged that members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) crafted evidence against him during a murder investigation. The judge conceded that the narratives CPD detectives and the plaintiff Anthony Tucker told regarding the incident were completely [...]

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$215 Million Settlement for Victims of USC Gynecologist’s Sexual Misconduct

A federal judge in Los Angeles has indicated he will award a $215 million class-action settlement to former patients of University of Southern California’s campus gynecologist, Dr. George Tyndall. Under the terms of the settlement, more than 18,000 women who saw Dr. Tyndall during their time at USC would be guaranteed a $2,500 payment, whether [...]

2022-02-11T11:08:52-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Tags: , |Comments Off on $215 Million Settlement for Victims of USC Gynecologist’s Sexual Misconduct

Over 1,300 Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed in New York Following New Law

Following the implementation of the Child Victims Act in August 2019, over 1,300 sex abuse lawsuits have been filed in the state of New York. The Act essentially extends the statute of limitations for child sex abuse claims for New Yorkers, providing people up to age 55 the ability to file a civil lawsuit against [...]

2022-02-11T11:07:29-06:00By |Categories: Sexual Harassment or Assault|Tags: , |Comments Off on Over 1,300 Sex Abuse Lawsuits Filed in New York Following New Law

Marriott Faces $300,000 Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

A 51-year-old African American woman is suing Marriott for racial discrimination. Upon checking-in to the Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/Convention Center, the woman – a Marriott Rewards member – was asked to sign a “No Party Policy.” The front desk clerk informed her that the policy was established to inform all guests of noise [...]

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Wrongful Imprisonment Lawsuit Filed by Grant & Eisenhofer for Man Jailed 14 Years

Grant & Eisenhofer has filed suit on behalf of a Honduran immigrant who was wrongfully imprisoned for fourteen years following his conviction of a double murder he did not commit. Led by G&E principal Kimberly Evans and G&E of counsel Joshua Dubin, the lawsuit claims that defendants failed to follow routine investigative procedures—such as comprehensively [...]

2022-02-11T10:56:17-06:00By |Categories: Discrimination, Wrongful Conviction|Tags: |Comments Off on Wrongful Imprisonment Lawsuit Filed by Grant & Eisenhofer for Man Jailed 14 Years