An architect fired by the city of Alexandria, Va., has won the first case under a new whistleblower law that allows state and local government workers to sue for retaliatory job actions under the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act.
A Baltimore jury has awarded more than $7 million to a learning-disabled roofer who has suffered debilitating back pain after an automobile collision in December 2005.
A nursing home administrator was awarded $253,340 in lost wages and damages after a U.S. District Court found she was fired in violation of the Family Medical Leave Act.
An Ohio woman and an Oklahoma woman have filed suit alleging that Bayer’s Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) caused them permanent physical injuries.
A jury says a former western Pennsylvania firefighter was wrongly dismissed following a 2006 suicide attempt.
A worker injured in 2005 while installing equipment in IKEA, the giant home goods retailer in Atlantic Station in Midtown, Ga., has won a $2 million verdict from a Fulton County State Court jury.
A middle school janitor in Baltimore has won a $537,000 verdict after she injured her ankle in a fall into a trench in the electrical closet during a power outage at the school.
A San Pedro, Calif. woman has been awarded $2.4 million in punitive damages over a wage dispute with an action sportswear company. The same panel had earlier awarded her $840,000 in compensatory damages in the case, bringing her total award to more than $3.2 million.