DALLAS (Legal Newsline) – A case regarding the use of American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters for deaf job applicants found the employer, not the staffing firm, responsible for following the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A judge has ordered that attorneys hoping to be named lead counsel in a class action case against LendingClub must submit an application - but the lead plaintiff still chose its own attorneys.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – Wayne Farms has denied any wrongdoing in a case filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), alleging it discriminated against its employees because of their disabilities.
DENVER (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has denied a trucking company's request to overturn a decision that said it retaliated against a former employee who left a trailer on the side of the road.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – While initially calling out 16 lawyers for possible sanctions on both sides of a class action settlement, a federal judge has ordered five of those attorneys to be sanctioned.
MILWAUKEE (Legal Newsline) – A recent Wisconsin decision attempting to determine who is a whistleblower under the Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protection provision is part of a growing split among circuits, a New York attorney says.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will appeal three orders in a lawsuit against a hospice chain that allegedly submitted fraudulent claims on the eligibility of patients needing hospice care.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The federal government has made a declaration exempting itself from lawsuits brought through the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law at the center of numerous class actions filed every week against businesses.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The National Labor Relations Board has found that a mobile phone company has violated the National Labor Relations Act by expecting employees to maintain a positive work environment.