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Disabled Man Sues Dozens of Arizona Busi...

Disabled Man Sues Dozens of Arizona Businesses Over Handicapped Parking Spaces
By: Lindsay Leavitt Arizona has quickly become ground-zero for lawsuits arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Previously, I blogged here and here about two other serial plaintiffs who had filed more than 200 lawsuits against Arizona hotels, restaurants, bars and other places of public accommodation, alleging an assortment of ADA violations. Right when those lawsuits...

Defunct West Chester, Pa., company and o...

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a summary judgment ordering Compass Capital Partners Ltd. and owner Harris M. DeWese to restore $661,206 to the defunct West Chester company’s retirement plan. The judgment resolves a lawsuit filed by the department in August 2011 that alleged violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The suit...

DOL Suit Against Nationwide Supply

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against  Nationwide Supply Inc., operating as Business Outfitters in Cheyenne, Wyo.,  and Guy Baldino, the company’s president and owner, for failing to deposit  employee contributions into the company’s pension plan in violation of the  Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The suit follows an...

Former Mohave County Probation Officer F...

PHOENIX – The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona today filed a lawsuit in federal district court on behalf of a former Mohave County Probation Officer who was fired after adding his name to a Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) letter in support of a California ballot measure to decriminalize marijuana. “More and more members of the law enforcement community are...

Federal Judge Rules on Arizona SB 1365

PHOENIX, Sept. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Federal District Court Judge G. Murray Snow has issued a temporary injunction to block implementation of anti-union legislation SB 1365 in an order issued late Friday. In his order, Judge Snow writes, “The claims allege constitutional harms, which are necessarily irreparable. The balance of equities and the public interest likewise tilt in...

Former Deputy City Manager Sues Homestea...

(PRNEWSWIRE) HOMESTEAD, Fla., Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Former Homestead Deputy City Manager Johanna Faddis last week filed a lawsuit against the City of Homestead and six sitting city council members. Faddis claims the city and council violated her privacy when they released copies of private e-mails and text messages that included untoward and unwanted advances from former...

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