Hit With Wage-Fixing Class Action Lawsuit

Yet another tech company has become embroiled in a wage-fixing class action lawsuit that allegedly spread from Silicon Valley to Hollywood. is accused of colluding with Google regarding the hiring process for senior employees. Lead plaintiff Robert Arriaga alleges that a… Read More »


Unum Lawsuit Alleges Bad Faith, Conflict of Interest

A Unum claim denial lawsuit was filed by an Arizona resident who alleges her claim was wrongfully denied and Unum had a conflict of interest in refusing to pay the claim. Plaintiff Andreia Correia accuses Unum of a bad faith insurance denial.... Read More »


Dollar General $4M Background Checks Settlement Reached

A Virginia federal court is being asked to give preliminary approval for a $4 million class action settlement with Dollar General retail stores as well as class certification and approval for how the settlement will be administered in a class action lawsuit… Read More »


Cigarette Smoking and Asbestos Exposure: What Are Your Risks?

Cigarette smokers exposed to asbestos have a 50 to 84 times greater likelihood of developing lung cancer, according to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). “The longer you are exposed to asbestos, and the higher the amount of the... Read More »


Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Bed Bath & Beyond

For at least four years, retailer Bed Bath & Beyond has forced its hourly, non-exempt employees in California to work “off the clock” without pay while pressuring them to do bag checks and other duties, according to a class action lawsuit filed... Read More »


California Overtime Law: What Employees Need to Know

Many Californians are unaware that they are entitled to overtime pay, falling for the long-held myth that all people who are paid a salary are not entitled to overtime pay like hourly workers. Salaried employees are entitled to overtime pay in California unless... Read More »


Unum Disability Claim Denial Lawsuit Filed by Texas Woman

A Unum disability claim denial lawsuit was filed by a Texas woman against Unum Life Insurance Company of America, accusing the company of wrongfully stopping her disability payments despite a disabling traumatic brain injury suffered in a car crash. Plaintiff Jane Herring... Read More »


California Break Laws

California is one of the few states that not only requires employers to provide breaks, but also requires that employees be paid for some of this time. California requires employers to offer both a meal break and paid rest breaks. The California... Read More »


SC Woman Files Unum Lawsuit for Denying Vital Disability Claim

A South Carolina woman is suing Unum Life Insurance Company of America for allegedly denying her benefits for no legitimate reason. Spivey claims that Unum practiced bad faith insurance by illegitimately denying her long-term disability benefits. For years, Plaintiff Judith Spivey was... Read More »


Boeing Escapes Workers’ Comp Claim for Asbestos Lung Cancer

The Washington Supreme Court ruled on Sept. 23 that asbestos-related diseases, such as mesothelioma and asbestos lung cancer, are not covered in the deliberate intention exception to the state’s Workers’ Compensation law. This means that the defendant in an asbestos lawsuit, Boeing... Read More »