In July 2018, the American multinational corporation 3M settled a whistleblower lawsuit brought by the federal government alleging that the company knowingly supplied defective Combat Arms Earplugs to the US military. 3M was accused of violating the False Claims Act by selling the defective earplugs, falsifying test results and not disclosing the design defect that […]
Tennessee labor lawsuits allege violations of Tennessee employment laws including overtime pay, discrimination and harassment. Tennessee labor law sets out guidelines for overtime, meal and rest breaks and other wage & hour laws. Possible violations of Tennessee employment law include wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination.
On August 8, 2018, Elon Musk, high flying CEO of Tesla, Inc. tweeted to the world that he was considering taking Tesla private at $420 per share. He said he had the money. The price of the stock skyrocketed, trading was temporarily suspended and the SEC launched an investigation into potential price manipulation. The financing […]
On July 30, 2018, the United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued a formal warning to manufacturers of laser gynecological devices and patients who have undergone, or plan to undergo, treatment with such devices. The FDA initially cleared these “energy based” devices for the treatment of serious health conditions, including cancer and hysterectomies. However, […]
A store manager at First Cash, Cash America Central or Cash America Pawn has filed an overtime complaint against the franchise chain. Plaintiff Mr. J. Martin East alleges he has been misclassified as exempt and that First Cash has failed and refused to pay him and those managers in similar positions overtime pay for hours […]