Published on July 11, 2015

Ex-Shuman Juvenile Detention Center deputy sues county for racial discrimination

Ex-Shuman Juvenile Detention Center deputy takes legal action against county for racial discrimination
Allegheny County and a number of top authorities suspended the previous deputy director of the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center in 2013 due to the fact that she’s black, and after that forced her resignation after she submitted a discrimination grievance, the Lincoln-Lemington lady competes in a federal suit filed Friday. Lynette Drawn-Williamson worked at Shuman for more than 18 years, the lawsuit states. She is taking legal action against the county, the center, county Executive Rich Fitzgerald and County Supervisor William McKain. A county …
Tarheel Q deals with suit over death from Salmonella
George Allen passed away June 27 from acute kidney failure due to Salmonella poisoning, according to the lawsuit filed Friday in Davie County Superior Court by national food security law firm Ron Simon & Associates, along with regional counsel Martin & Van Hoy, LLP. Allen, 94, consumed a barbecue salad from Tarheel Q on June 16 and ended up being ill in the days thereafter, according to the suit. Physicians admitted Allen to Davis Regional Medical Center in Statesville on June 23, where he tested favorable for Salmonella …
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Oshkosh lady injured in one ride mishap
Rescue employees help an Oshkosh couple who were hurt following a one-vehicle accident on Highway 41, Friday early morning. A 53-year-old Oshkosh …
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Supreme Ct: Carriers Can Lose Ability to Be Paid
Get access to all Minnesota short articles for just $2 more monthly with a state specific subscription, * or checkout our other subscription alternatives. Read a special report, “We’re beating back opioids– now what?” written by Peter Rousmaniere, in cooperation with CompPharma. The workers’ compensation industry is at a turning point in dealing with chronic discomfort– the greatest injury response challenge of the industry given that insurance providers initially discovered how to manage exclusive remedy claims in the 1910s. CCWC’s …

Amherst launches payment details of settlement with mathematics teacher Carolyn Gardner
AMHERST — — Former Amherst Regional High School mathematics teacher Carolyn Gardner will be paid $180,000 in total compensation, consisting of $60,000 to the Northampton law firm that represented her, as part of the settlement of a discrimination suit versus the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District. According to the details of the settlement acquired by The Republican/ MassLive through a Liberty of Information Act demand (the document is embedded at the end of this post), $90,000 will be pai …
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PA Legislators Work In D.C. Against Sexual Predators In Schools
Legislation influenced by U.S. Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick (R-PA 8) has been passed that includes amendments which prevent sexual predators from being hired by school districts. The Montgomery County-based legislator was among 218 Republican politicians that passed the Student Success Act by a slim margin, 218-213. The language of a few of the expense comes from Fitzpatrick’s Jeremy Bell Act, which was initially passed on 2 different celebrations during the last Congressional session. The procedure blocks state …
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Four-mile stretch of Highway 6 closed due to rafting accident, Colorado State Patrol says
CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. – A four-mile stretch of Highway 6 is enclosed Clear Creek Canyon since of a rafting mishap, the Colorado State Patrol stated Friday afternoon. The CSP tweeted the report of the incident at around 1:57 p.m. Please refresh this page for updates as 7NEWS gathers new details. …
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