AARP Foundation Files Lawsuit Alleging Nursing Home Operator Intentionally Understaffed Facilities, Jeopardizing Residents’ Health
AARP Foundation lawyers this week filed a class action lawsuit against Alden Group, a nursing home operator alleged to have understaffed facilities.
Some 6.4 million Americans in states relying on the healthcare.gov federal insurance exchange will continue to receive subsidies for coverage after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the Affordable Care Act allows such financial support.
A new poll finds that most people think Congress or states should act to restore health insurance subsidies if the Supreme Court decides later this year they are not permitted in states where the federal government is running the marketplace.
Every now and then, a jury reaches deep into a defendant's pockets to punish it for its reprehensible conduct and to deter others from engaging in similar acts.
Here's some good news for people hounded by relentless debt collectors and hauled into court. Two of the nation's biggest debt collection companies have agreed t o stop lawsuits against borrowers and drop collections on some $16 million in judgments.
In 2011, Wal-Mart was the talk of the nation when a gender discrimination case against the huge discount store chain went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The plaintiffs in the case lost for procedural reasons, not for anything having to do with their discrimination claims. The accusations of…
At the time AARP took up their cause, Robert Bennett of Annapolis, Md., and Leila Joseph of Brooklyn, N.Y., had several things in common. They were older Americans. They were widowed. They were homeowners. And they both faced foreclosure and eviction on reverse mortgage loans.
Imagine that you've lived in the same neighborhood for most of your life. Your friends, your family, your personal history are all rooted there.
The law, many argue, should strike a balance between allowing autonomy and protecting society.
There are more than 18,000 retired NFL players. Some time ago, more than 4,500 of these former players - a full quarter of them - sued the NFL over traumatic brain injuries that they claim caused dementia, Alzheimer's disease, and other conditions.
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