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Three plaintiffs, two firms bringing bulk of certain ADA cases in Arizona

Laura Wilcoxen Feb. 10, 2016, 10:31am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Since the beginning of 2015, three plaintiffs have brought more than 200 lawsuits against Arizona hotels, retailers and restaurants alleging American with Disabilities Act accessibility violations.

Attorney: Employers must document reasons for termination or risk retaliation claims

Laura Wilcoxen Feb. 9, 2016, 10:19am

The plaintiff's victory in a lawsuit alleging retaliation in hiring practices by a past employer offers lessons to businesses about the importance of carefully considering and documenting personnel decisions, according to a Connecticut attorney.

Attorney: Class action against Dollar General affects lower-income consumers

Laura Wilcoxen Jan. 28, 2016, 9:42am

An attorney for the plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging that discount retailer Dollar General engaged in deceptive marketing practices says that the financial damages claimed in the suit primarily affect low-income consumers.

Law prof says plaintiffs in Char-Broil grill class action could have tough road ahead

Laura Wilcoxen Jan. 27, 2016, 9:19am

Dr. Timothy Kaye, a professor of law at Stetson University, says a class action lawsuit over faulty ignition systems on gas grills presents a claim that may be difficult for plaintiffs to prove.

Tenn. federal judge dismisses whistleblower's complaint; Attorney says U.S. SC will likely take up issue in the future

Laura Wilcoxen Jan. 20, 2016, 10:16am

A Tennessee federal judge has dismissed a whistleblower's retaliation lawsuit because he alerted the wrong federal agency to what he felt was wrongdoing by his employer, Morgan Stanley.