Brookdale Senior Living

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and several other District and City attorneys have filed a lawsuit against the nursing home chain Brookdale Senior Living. The lawsuit highlights several allegations that Brookdale violated the Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law. Brookdale Senior Living is recognized as one of the largest... Read More »

in the hands of doctors implant the hip joint

Sometimes, the cure is worse than the disease. Hip implant manufacturers are being sued for creating serious medical conditions in thousands of patients who opted for metal hip implants. From metal poisoning to metal debris entering the joints, from chromosomal abnormalities and DNA damage to a risk of cancer, serious... Read More »

farm workers

In one of the first major steps to immigration reform as promised by the Biden administration, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act in a vote of 247 to 174. The bipartisan vote had the support of 30 Republicans with just one Democrat voting against... Read More »

Adele and ex-husband Simon Konecki (2013)

Adele and Simon Konecki just recently finalized their divorce. She had first filed for divorce in September 2019 after a split the month before. According to USA Today, “The British singing superstar married Konecki, co-founder of Life Water, an eco-friendly brand of bottled water, in May of 2018, according to... Read More »

Panda Express Exterior and Logo

A former employee of Panda Express filed a lawsuit earlier this month after being “constructively discharged” in the Summer of 2019 after returning from a “self-improvement” workshop promoted by the company. The complaint alleges that she was forced to strip down to her underwear, along with all other participants, in... Read More »

Pasco Sheriff Chris Nocco

A Pasco County Sheriff's Office is under scrutiny after Sheriff Chris Nocco implemented what he deemed to be “intelligence-led policing.” The Sheriff who spearheaded this futuristic police practice came under fire after the Tampa Bay Times broke the news detailing the harrowing accounts of residents in Pasco County who suffered... Read More »

A copy of the book "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street," by Dr. Seuss

March 2nd of every year, which happens not coincidentally to be the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss, is Read Across America Day. The connection is clear: at least two generations of American children cut their reading teeth on Green Eggs and Ham, One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue... Read More »

Jessica Lang pauses and places her hand on the door in a moment of grief after dropping off flowers with her daughter Summer at Youngs Asian Massage parlor where four people were killed in Acworth, Ga.

State and federal officials are continuing to piece together the details of a shooting spree that targeted three Asian massage spas in the Atlanta area. The shooter who has been identified as 21-year-old Robert Aaron Long shot and killed eight individuals, with at least four of the individuals killed having... Read More »


Earlier this month, the Department of Justice filed a complaint against the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and the Mobile County Sheriff, Sam Cochran, alleging repeated sexual harassment inflicted on female correctional officers by inmates the officers were forced to patrol. The extent of the harassment, as argued in the lawsuit,... Read More »

telehealth doctor video conference

Telemedicine, or the distribution of health services through the use of technology, is drastically changing the way physicians deliver care. By making long-distance communication possible, telemedicine has increased access to healthcare for many populations, including rural communities that may not be located near hospitals. As COVID-19 cases continue to rise,... Read More »

Home Depot

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jointly announced a nationwide settlement of $20.75 million by Home Depot USA Inc. in a lead paint practices lawsuit. The settlement is the highest civil penalty paid in history under the Toxic Substance Controls Act. The lawsuit alleged... Read More »

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo visit to the vaccination site at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on March 8, 2021 in New York City.

An alleged incident involving Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and a female aide could lead to criminal charges. The Albany Police Department was informed by the New York State Police and the governor’s office about the alleged incident. According to Steve Smith, a spokesman for the Albany police, the woman has... Read More »

Herbert Alford, photographed on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020, at the White Law office in Okemos, Michigan.

After spending five years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Herbert Alford, 47, was set free. Alford, who was convicted in 2016 of second-degree murder, is now suing Hertz car rental over a lost receipt that proved his alibi. Alford spent five years in prison without the... Read More »

Female doctor consoling senior woman wearing face mask during home visit

Many Americans first learned about COVID-19’s lethal threats by watching news reports about rampant deaths in New York, especially in nursing homes. The tragedy foreshadowed the horror that would soon spread throughout the nation until one-third of all the 536,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths took place in elder care facilities. Now,... Read More »

Kenneth and Jacquelyn Johnson stand next to a banner on their SUV showing their late son Kendrick, in Valdosta, Ga., in December 2013.

After eight years of more questions than answers, the case of Kendrick Johnson will officially be reopened after the teen's death over 13 years ago. Georgia’s Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk has confirmed that his office will reopen the investigation after it recently received long-sought-after documents. The death of Kendrick... Read More »