TTLA Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Seminar | April 3-4 | Royal Sonesta, Houston
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The 2014 TTLA Membership Directory & Desk Reference will be printed soon and time is running out to be included Fields of Practice section of the Membership Directory. The deadline is March 25th! Each category listing is only $25 and will be included in the print edition, as well as TTLA's online directory. Make the most of your membership! Click on the headline to get started.
Suit Against N.M. Hospital Gains Class-Action Status
A lawsuit filed by seven employees of a Santa Fe, New Mexico hospital has been granted class-action status by a district judge. The lawsuit alleges that hospital employees were required to work through their breaks and were not paid for the extra time that they worked. With the class-action status, over 1200 previous and current employees could potentially join the lawsuit against the hospital.
Tina Jensen, KRQE News 13 03/15/2014
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Judge Denies Church's Request to Halt Lawsuit
A judge has denied a Delaware church's request to put a lawsuit filed against it on hold. The lawsuit was filed by the family of a church volunteer who was kidnapped, raped and killed, allegedly by a church employee. The lawsuit contends that the church should not have hired the custodian and suspected killer, who was a convicted sex offender. The defendants had hoped that the lawsuit would be put on hold until the criminal case against the custodian is decided.
Wire Report, The Washington Post 03/17/2014
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Two School Officials Released From Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
A federal jury ruled on Monday that a Pittsburgh school principal and detention aide will not be held responsible for the sexual abuse committed by a former school police officer in the late 1990's. The lawsuit was filed by a man who was abused by the officer when he was a student at the school. The lawsuit alleges that "the two officials knew, or should have known, that civil rights violations were afoot when [the officer] pulled students out of their classrooms." A year ago, the officer was sentenced to 32 to 64 years in prison for abusing four students.
Rich Lord, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 03/17/2014
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NFL, Dallas Cowboys Settle with Super Bowl XLV Worker
A Super Bowl XLV worker injured by falling ice and snow has settled with the National Football League, Dallas Cowboys and Super Bowl contractor Populous. The amount of the settlement isn’t being disclosed. No comments from the parties were immediately available due to a gag order. A Dallas County jury is still deliberating on the case against AT&T Stadium architect HKS.
Jeff Mosier, The Dallas Morning News 03/18/2014
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Family of 'Affluenza' Teen Settles with Victims' Families
The family of Ethan Couch, the teenager who fatally struck a disabled motorist and three good Samaritans last summer while driving drunk near Burleson, has settled lawsuits with some of the victims’ families. The Couch family agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to the families of Breanna Mitchell and Hollie Boyles and her daughter Shelby. The family of youth pastor Brian Jennings has not reached a settlement with Couch’s family.
KXAS-TV (NBC5) AND STAFF REPORTS, The Dallas Morning News 03/18/2014
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Fort Worth Bus Driver Accuses Employer of Allowing Sexual Harassment
A Fort Worth Transportation Authority bus driver is accusing her employer of allowing sexual harassment and intimidation after reporting that she was being constantly wooed by another female driver to enter into a sexual relationship. Twynette Solomon, who works for McDonald Transit filed two lawsuits last week that also allege that sexual harassment is pervasive among managers at the transit agency and that she was retaliated against when she reported the incidents to her supervisors.
Elizabeth Campbell, Star Telegram 03/18/2014
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