Group Works To Keep Disability Lawsuits From Bankrupting Small BusinessesAction is being taken to stop an attorney suing small businesses around Minnesota. The suits claim discrimination against people with disabilities, But experts close to the cases claim the attorney seeks a payday through a settlement.
Lawyer Behind Disabilities Act Lawsuits Declares BankruptcyThe attorney who made headlines for suing small businesses that can't afford to fight back has filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Paul Hansmeier sues businesses, claiming discrimination against people with disabilities. Disability experts believe his motive is to make money, not make businesses more accessible, as he proclaims.
Target Corp. To Pay $2.8M Discrimination Settlement Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a hiring discrimination claim filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Minnesotans Celebrate 25 Years Of Americans With Disabilities ActThe 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act is being celebrated across the country, and right here in Minnesota. President George Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act on July 26, 1990.
Wounded Veteran Gets $100,000 Over Plumbing Company FiringA veteran who was wounded in Iraq and fired from his job at Roto-Rooter in a Twin Cities suburb is getting $100,000 from the plumbing company per the terms of a federal agreement.
Business Owners Question Motive Of Disabilities Act LawsuitsDozens of small businesses in Minnesota are dealing with a legal headache that's costing them thousands of dollars.
Good Question: What, Exactly, Is Metro Mobility?You see them all over the Twin Cities: Metro Mobility buses. Ridership increases nearly 10 percent every year, and it's almost impossible not to notice them.
Abused Disabled Iowa Plant Workers Awarded $240MA jury on Wednesday awarded $240 million to 32 mentally disabled men for what government lawyers say was years of abuse by a Texas company that arranged for them to work at an Iowa turkey processing plant and oversaw their care, work and lodging.
Mom Sues After Therapy Was Denied To Son With Autism A Minnesota mom says she's suing two major insurance companies for not providing her son with the care he needs.
Court Rules For Estate Of Fired Cancer VictimA Maryland-based home health services company has been ordered to pay $160,000 to the estate of a woman who was terminated after informing her bosses she had cancer.
Video Shows Wheelchair User’s Struggle At Clothing StoreA Minnesota teenager hopes her trip to the mall will lead to changes in the way stores are laid out.