Due to devastating Hurricane Katrina when hundreds of frightened people were trying to find their way through New Orleans bridge, police unexpectedly block their way besides helping them.
Baltimore Police Department agreed to settle lawsuit over institutional racism
The class action law suit was filed on U.S. District Court in 2004. The suit alleged institutional race discrimination, it will cost taxpayers about $4.5 million, including a $2.5 million total payout to 15 plaintiffs who contend that black officers were punished more harshly than their white counterparts.
The Michigan class action settlement on autism treatment will hopefully stop the insurance companies claiming that behavioral therapy for autistic children is experimental. It is a significant victory for the austistic families who compelled the insurance companies to treat autism treatment in a different way.
With relation to the 2006 lawsuit, the Michigan Court of Appeals denies to offer any class-action status involving six hundreds of men who claim they were denied promotions in state government because of race or ethnicity.
U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb approved class action status and allowed at least 350 students (or more) to join a federal lawsuit filed last fall by a parent of one of those students on the basis of race.
The lawsuit settlement is approved in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware last week for a total amount of $925,000.
The suit has been filed by a California resident Nicole Glaus of Concord, against the insurance provider Kaiser Permanente, as the company failed to refund her copayment under a personal injury award.
Two Poker players Dennis Chae and Jeff Kim filed a lawsuit alleging that the Bicycle Club, Commerce, Hustler, Hollywood Park and Hawaiian Gardens casinos would not allow them to compete for the jackpots unless they played at tables that collected the $1-per-pot fees, even though their ads said no purchase was required.
The lawsuit was filed in a California federal court by employees of 3M Co. (MMM) over discriminating against employees who are older than 46 and claiming it either fires them, or forces them to resign or retire. Both former and current employees were involved in the lawsuit.