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Texas Police Officer Indicted of Shooting Jordan Edwards

Texas Police Officer Indicted of Shooting Jordan Edwards The verdict has been handed down and the former police officer who shot and killed 15-year -old Jordan Edwards has been indicted on a murder charge, a seemingly rare occurrence in a state and nation where criminal charges...
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employment law

Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits

Employment Law and #MeToo Movement Lawsuits With the recent scandals and stories coming out of Hollywood, the nations eye has been pulled to the #MeToo into full focus. This focus has brought with it the empowering of assault victims to speak up publicly about their own...
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Construction Accident Attorney- What to Do After a Construction Accident

What to Do After a Construction Accident Construction sites are dangerous places to work even though there are strict state and federal guidelines to prevent them. There are many things that can cause construction accident injuries such as scaffolding, welding forklifts, cranes,...
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employment law

Two IHOP Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1 Million to 16 Employees in Sexual Harassment Suit

Two IHOP Restaurants to Pay Nearly $1 Million to Settle EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit Jones Brown reports on a story out of Illinois: Two Southern Illinois International House of Pancakes (IHOP) franchises in Glen Carbon and Alton will pay $975,000 and furnish other relief to...
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Subway Employee Awarded $425,000 in #MeToo Harassment Case

#MeToo movement is not just about helping victims in Hollywood. Justice was served in a New York federal courtroom recently as a jury awarded $425,000 to a woman who was fired from her job managing a Subway restaurant after she complained about the relentless sexual harassment...
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Can Restraining Orders Affect My Job?

Can Restraining Orders Affect My Job?

Will my restraining order show up on a Criminal History Records Check? Can a restraining order prevent you from finding new employment? Does a temporary restraining order appear in background checks? What can I do?   We have the answers below Yes and no. It all depends on...
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Have I Been Defamed Online – Defamation Attorney

Have I Been Defamed Online – Defamation Attorney Not Sure If You Have Been Defamed Online? Want to know if you may have a case? Well, read below! “A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” Mark Twain Before we start, here is a clear...
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Important Tips for Filing Personal Injury Cases

Personal Injury Cases and Important Information You Should Know Before Filing Accidents can happen anytime Accidents can leave you or your loved ones seriously injured. Personal injury law holds people, businesses, and organizations responsible for your injury. The National...
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What To Do if Written-Up at Work -Employment Law

How Do I know If My FMLA Rights Have Been Violated?

How Do I know If My FMLA Rights Have Been Violated? The Family and Medical Leave Act or FMLA is a federal law that gives eligible employees the right to take time off for caretaking responsibilities and health problems without risking possible termination by their employers. If...
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Uber Will No Longer Force Sexual Assault Victims into Arbitration

Uber and its terms of service have come under fire during a recent CNN investigation. The rideshare company stated Tuesday that it will no longer force arbitration on passengers who allege that they have been sexually assaulted or harassed by drivers, something Uber says was...
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Houston Petro-Chemical Contractor Fired Three Brothers Because of Their Blood Disorder

Signature Industrial Services Sued By EEOC For Disability Discrimination  Signature Industrial Services, LLC (SIS) unlawfully fired three of their labor team, all of whom were brothers, because of a blood disorder that is prevalent in their family’s history, the U.S. Equal...
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EEOC Sues Italian Restaurant for Pregnancy Discrimination

In California, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit Feb. 13 against Maurizio’s Trattoria Italiana LLC, a San Diego restaurant, for allegations of firing a female employee because of her pregnancy. The EEOC Charges in their lawsuit that Maurizio’s...
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Volvo Group To Pay $70,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit To Recovering Drug Addict

Volvo To Pay $70,000 To Settle Disability Discrimination Suit In Baltimore, Maryland, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced that Volvo Group North America, LLC, will pay $70,000 as well as furnish significant equitable relief to settle a federal disability...
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glass workers

Iron-Workers Hurt on the Job are Awarded Millions

Iron-Workers are Awarded Millions Carl Perkins, 53,  and Alex Sackey-El, 52,  were working as they always do in Houston, Texas. The ironworkers were part of a crew that was tasked with the removal and installation of a large glass window at a local Houston Apple store. As the two...
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knee replacement

DePuy Attune Knee Replacement Lawsuits

DePuy Attune Knee Replacement Each year there is approximately 600,000 knee replacement performed in the United States alone. Unfortunately, thousands of knee replacement lawsuits alleging injuries from defective knee replacements are also filed across the country. Total knee...
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Cancer Survivor

Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits

Taxotere Hair Loss Lawsuits For cancer patients, tempory hair loss is nothing new, neither is the vomiting and nausea, weakness, diarrhea, body aches and pains and a myriad of other side effects, all that can stem from chemotherapy. One of the first visible signs indicating that...
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Storm Troopers

Law Firm Secretary Awarded $227k for Overtime Pay

  Noemi Bernal v. J.J. Little & Associates It is one thing when an employer refuses to pay overtime to an employee, it is another when that employer is a law firm the practices employment law. Such is the case of Los Angeles resident Noemi Bernal. Noemi Bernal was...
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Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Lawsuits

Patients from across the nation are reporting serious side effects caused by the blood-thinning drug Xarelto (Rivaroxaban). Complications such as stroke, brain hemorrhage, rectal bleeding, wound complications following total hip or knee arthroplasty and even death are being...
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Car Accidents and Insurance Adjusters

If you have been involved in an accident with another person then you should expect to be dealing with insurance adjusters. Not just one, but two. There will be an adjuster representing your insurance company and there will be a separate adjuster for the other person involved in...
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Tyson Foods Ordered to Pays Employee $2.25 Million

The food giant Tyson Foods recently went to battle with one of its own employees after an accident on the job that was caused due to the companies failure to “ensure safe lifting procedures” for its employees. Asa Ferrell worked for Tyson Foods where one of the duties...
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Con Edison Settles EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit For $800K

Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Ed), the utility giant that provides all electrical and gas service for the resident and business owners of New York City and Westchester County, will resolve a disability discrimination suit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment...
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Utah Nurse Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Her Detainment After Blocking Cop From Drawing Blood

Utah Nurse Reaches $500,000 Settlement For Her Detainment After Blocking Cop From Drawing Blood From Unconscious Patient The Jones Brown Team recently reported on a story that came out of Salt Lake City Utah, where a University Hospital nurse Alex Wubbles was handcuffed and...
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New Oklahoma DUI Laws Are Now In Effect

Changes in Oklahoma DUI Laws Now in Effect Back in June of 2017, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed State Bill 643, amending the DUI laws in the State of Oklahoma. The changes in the bill referred to as the “Impaired Driving Elimination Act 2” went into effect on...
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Interior Vena Cava Filter (IVC Filter) Lawsuits

Interior Vena Cava (IVC) Filter Lawsuits

Interior Vena Cava Filter Lawsuits Design problems of certain inferior vena cava (IVC) filters have caused many individuals all throughout the nation to suffer severe complications and injuries when the small medical devices fractured or broke inside the body. Inferior Vena Cava...
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Pep Rally Skit Leads to Student’s Brain Injury and $10.5 Million Settlement

Pep Rally Skit Spirals Out of Control and Results in Student’s Brain Injury and $10.5 Million Settlement We all remember the excitement of the high school pep rally. The high school band blaring the school song, cheerleaders flying through the air and coaches and players...
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Johnson and Johnson to Pay $417 Million in Talcum Powder Case

Update: Johnson and Johnson to Pay $417 Million in Talcum Powder Case As we reported to you earlier this year, Johnson and Johnson and their Baby Powder (talcum powder) product were under fire for causing ovarian cancer in women. Since then the cases against the big pharma giant...
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Senior Care

Dying Cancer Patient’s Pain Meds Stolen. Care Facility Settles For $1 Million

Henry Sloan, a resident of the Oakleaf Village, a care facility in Lexington South Carolina, lay in his bed in excruciating pain as pancreatic cancer took its toll on his 75-year-old body. Why was Mr. Sloan in so much pain considering that he was in a facility that he and his...
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Bicyclist Hits Pothole and Gets $6.5 Million Settlement

L.A. Cyclist Hits Pothole and Gets $6.5 Million Settlement We here in the Tulsa area we are no strangers to traveling on roads under construction, in fact we do it on a daily basis. Just when you think the City is done with one project, they tear another roadway up and start...
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EEOC Sues Pizza Studio Restaurant Owner for Violating Equal Pay Act

A Delaware Pizza company is feeling the heat and not from it’s own ovens. Until recently PS Holding LLC (Pizza Studio) restaurant in Kansas City, Kan., violated federal law by withdrawing job offers from two teens after the female teen complained about being offered less...
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New Born

Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice

Birth Injuries and Medical Malpractice One of the hardest facts to swallow may be the number if infants that are injured by the very medical professional that have been entrusted to care for them. Medical malpractice often occurs while a pregnant woman is in labor or in the...
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Car Accident

I Was Hit by a Uninsured Driver, Now What?

  I Was Hit by a Uninsured Driver, Now What? Car accidents seem to happen when you least expect it. You out taking the kiddos to various sports practices and extracurricular activities or maybe your out running errands or doing the shopping when out of nowhere,...
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Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

Who Pays My Medical Bills After a Car Accident? When it comes to car accidents, the most frightening of all concerns are medical bills that a person may have occurred due to the accident. Who is is going to pay those bills that can often be thousands of dollars? All states have...
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Worried Girl

Mirena IUD Problems Brings Lawsuits

Mirena IUD Problems Brings Lawsuits The Law Offices of Jones Brown product liability division is currently reviewing potential lawsuits for women who have experienced serious problems from Mirena IUD birth control. Side effects of Mirena IUD may cause a dangerous increase in...
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Drunk Kermit

DUI Stops: Should I Take a Breathalyzer Test?

Taking the Breath Test: With Labor Day on the way you can rest assured that all forms of law enforcement will be out in mass numbers. D.U.I checkpoints will be set up across the nation and the sheer number of traffic stops will be staggering. Backyard BBQ’s and trips to the...
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Vintage Workers

Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation & You

Every minute of every day people are injured on the job. In some cases the injuries go unreported due to fear of loss of job. There may be literature in the break room, or signs hanging on the walls of your workplace instructing you on what to do in case of an injury. But the...
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Help Wanted

How To Hire an Accident Lawyer

Why Hire an Accident Attorney? Many people choose to hire an accident lawyer after they’ve been involved in a car crash that results in personal injury and monetary losses. Point of fact, anyone can file a personal injury claim against an insurance company all by yourself....
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Former Oklahoma Jail Administrator Sentenced for Denying Inmate of Healthcare

Former Oklahoma Jail Administrator Sentenced for Denying Inmate of Healthcare A former McClain County, Oklahoma, Jail Administrator, Wayne Barnes was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Stephen P. Friot to 51 months in prison and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for his...
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Walmart Punishes Employees for Sick Days

With 2.3 million employees around the world and total revenue of close to $486 billion in the latest fiscal year, you would think that the largest private employer in the United States would appreciate and care for it’s employees right? Wrong! In a recent report from...
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How Do I Hire a Good Lawyer?

Tips on Hiring a Great Attorney There is a myriad of reasons that you may be looking for legal counsel, representation or maybe simply legal advice. Don’t be fooled into thinking that a quick Google or a look through the Yellow pages will get you a great Attorney. Google...
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Supreme Court

Children Receiving SSI Disability Becoming Adults

According to the  Social Security Administration, when a child receiving   Supplemental Security Income (SSI) disability benefits turns 18 they must be reevaluated by Social Security. This process is sometimes called a “age 18 redetermination.” You should know that...
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Posting on Social Media After a Car Wreck

How Social Media Posts May Harm Your Car Accident Claim   When a car wreck or accident enters the court system there are many factors that come in to play. Testimony from witnesses, police reports and even traffic cameras can and are used in court by either side. The...
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