Practices


Lawsuit Accuses Insurers of Defrauding Government

September 26, 2007 - In another Katrina-related matter, a federal judge in Gulfport, Mississippi, has ordered a 2006 lawsuit involving insurance companies unsealed, saying that the Department of Justice is... Read More


Whistleblowers take Heart from Laws

January 22, 2007 - Pennsylvania's Office of the Inspector General, had been assigned to determine whether a state official took money from drug companies trying to do business with the state. Read More


Whistle Blowers Take Heart from Laws

January 22, 2007 - In July 2002, Jones, then an investigator in Pennsylvania's Office of the Inspector General, had been assigned to determine whether a state official took money from drug companies trying to... Read More


Dollar General Faces New Lawsuit

September 14, 2006 - A Montgomery law firm has filed a joint lawsuit in federal court, alleging that Dollar General stores intentionally misclassified its store managers as executives to avoid paying them... Read More


Wage and Hour Employment Cases

September 11, 2006 - On August 7th, 2006, Beasley Allen filed a lawsuit for approximately twenty-five hundred former and current Dollar General store managers in the United States District Court for the... Read More


Dollar General Faces Another Lawsuit Tied to Overtime Pay

August 31, 2006 - Dollar General Corp. (DG) said Thursday that a lawsuit was filed against it in Alabama on Aug. 7, 2006 by some current and former store managers relating to overtime pay. Read More


Managers Sue Dollar General over their Classification

August 14, 2006 - About 2,500 former and current Dollar General store managers filed a joint lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama this week. Read More


Store Sued by Workers

August 12, 2006 - About 2,500 former and current Dollar General store managers have filed a joint lawsuit in U.S. District Court, alleging the company intentionally misclassified them as executives in order... Read More


Battle for Dollars

June 12, 2006 - Dollar General Corp. will face a group of current and former store managers next month in federal court in Alabama over alleged violations of federal wage and hour laws. Read More


FDA Whistleblower says Agency Smeared Him over his Vioxx Views

May 31, 2006 - A U.S. Food and Drug administration whistleblower who claimed Merck & Co.'s Vioxx painkiller caused 140,000 heart attacks and strokes testified that co-workers at his agency tried to damage... Read More


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