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Case against VA nursing assistant settled after summary judgment denied – $495,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was an Iraqi War veteran who suffered from PTSD. Plaintiff went to the VA Medical Center in Washington to receive treatment for the PTSD. Plaintiff was admitted to the psychiatric floor of the VA. While at the VA, plaintiff ...

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Shareholders settle class action against Star Scientific – $5,900,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a securities class action on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Star Scientific Inc. between Oct. 31, 2011, and March 18, 2013, against Star Scientific and certain of its officers ...

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Back pay awarded in Title VII case, parties settle compensatories – $28,321 Verdict, $55,000 Settlement (access required)

A female deputy at a state correctional center made protected complaints regarding her immediate supervisor’s unwanted sexual advances. The deputy was then terminated after management alleged she had abandoned her post. At trial, the plaintiff argued that her termination was ...

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