noteworthy cases

NOTEWORTHY CASES

Womack v. Dollar General, Inc., (2013)

By WCPFG | February 20, 2018

WOMACK V. DOLLAR GENERAL, INC., (2013) Title VII, Equal Pay, Lilly Ledbetter Act, Gender Pay Discrimination Amicable resolution for a Class of  35 – Female Store Managers being  paid less than male Store Managers. (Learn More. . . ) Represented by Greg Wiggins, Bob Wiggins, Rocco Calamusa and Kevin Jent (2013) Contact Us

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Original Oyster House Settles Suit for $770,490

By WCPFG | February 19, 2018

ORIGINAL OYSTER HOUSE SETTLES SUIT FOR $770,490 The Original Oyster House in Gulf Shores has agreed to pay $770,490 to 68 current and former employees to settle a lawsuit related to back pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The restaurant will also pay about $110,000 in total court costs and attorneys fees as a […]

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Lumber Liquidators Lawsuits

By WCPFG | February 19, 2018

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS LAWSUITS 60 Minutes found that Lumber Liquidators’ Chinese-made laminate flooring contains amounts of toxic formaldehyde that may not meet health and safety standards. According to the report “flooring is made in China, and as we discovered during our investigation, may fail to meet health and safety standards, because it contains high levels of […]

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Supreme Court Ruling Cements Victory for Parents of Child with Autism

By WCPFG | February 19, 2018

SUPREME COURT RULING CEMENTS VICTORY FOR PARENTS OF CHILD WITH AUTISM Parents continue to have the right to an independent educational evaluation of their child, paid for by the public school district, as set forth in the regulations implementing the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). On October 7, 2013, the Supreme Court of the […]

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Iran loses $500+ Million Manhattan Building to 9/11 Victims

By WCPFG | February 16, 2018

IRAN LOSES $500+ MILLION MANHATTAN BUILDING TO 9/11 VICTIMS The Iranian companies that own a Midtown office tower worth more than $500 million must forfeit the building to people who successfully sued Iran for damages over terrorist attacks, including 9/11, a judge has ruled. Dennis Pantazis and Timothy Fleming are Wiggins and Childs attorneys involved in representing 9/11 family […]

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Isaiah Evans, et al. v. United States Pipe & Foundry

By WCPFG | February 16, 2018

ISAIAH EVANS, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES PIPE & FOUNDRY This case was filed in court against Defendants, Phelps Dodge Industries, Inc. (“PDI”), MW Custom Papers, LLC (“MWCP”), United States Pipe & Foundry Company, LLC (“USP”), FMC Corporation and United Defense, L.P. (“FMC/UDLP”), by individual property owners (“Plaintiffs”) alleging Defendants caused foundry waste materials and […]

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Auburn president, AD named in Wrongful Termination suit

By WCPFG | February 16, 2018

AUBURN PRESIDENT, AD NAMED IN WRONGFUL TERMINATION SUIT A former manager of Auburn University’s Tigers Unlimited ticket service filed a wrongful termination civil lawsuit against the university including the athletics department Wednesday. The Auburn Board of Trustees and five key school officials, including university president Jay Gouge, athletics director Jay Jacobs and associate athletic directors […]

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Dollar General Settlement

By WCPFG | February 16, 2018

DOLLAR GENERAL SETTLEMENT Documents and Information You have reached the Wanda Womack, et al vs. Dollar General webpage. As of March 6, 2013, checks were mailed to all eligible class members from the Administrator’s office located in Tallahassee, Florida. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, the Claims Administrator will distribute to each Settlement Class Participant a […]

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$3.2 Million Dollar Verdict – Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Verdict

By WCPFG | February 16, 2018

$3.2 MILLION DOLLAR VERDICT – SEXUAL HARASSMENT, RETALIATION VERDICT Jean-Baptiste v.  D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation On August 10, 2012, Jon Goldfarb and Abby Richardson completed a week-long trial against the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation regarding the sexual harassment and retaliation claims of a single plaintiff, a former lifeguard. The plaintiff alleged she was consistently sexually […]

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