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Wrongful Termination of Employee at Wal-Mart
By Owen, Patterson & Owen
James W. Lynn is seeking to have his wrongful termination lawsuit against Bentonville-based Wal-Mart reinstated after a Benton County circuit judge threw it out. Lynn, a former mid-level manager for Wal-Mart, says he was fired for reporting poor working conditions in Central American factories. The company claims Lynn lost his job because of poor performance and for violating the company?s fraternization policy.
Wal-Mart abandons subrogation claim Wal-Mart Abandons Subrogation Claim: This story is off-topic, but interesting for healthcare players. A Wal-Mart employee was hurt in a traffic accident. Her insurance through Wal-Mart (that's right, contrary to what you've been told, apparently Wal-Mart DOES provide insurance to its employees) paid her medical bills, which amounted, apparently, to $400,000...
Wrongful Termination and Confidentiality The San Diego County Bar Association Legal Ethics Committee has posted opinion 2008-01, which discusses what a terminated in-house lawyer may disclose in connection with a wrongful termination claim against a former employer.
UPDATE: Fired Butt Artist Settles Wrongful-Termination Lawsuit I have just learned that, last month, the parties reached a settlement in Stan Murmer's wrongful-termination lawsuit against his former employer. As you may recall from prior reports on his firing and on the denial of the school district's motion...
Ex-House aide Claims Wrongful Termination Stephen A.H.Keefer, a former House Democratic Caucus staffer, has filed a wrongful termination suit against his former employers. The case was filed in Commonwealth Court.
Wal-Mart Blinks A Victory for the Little Guy! Knock me over with a feather….. As you may recall from my prior post, Wal-Mart was trying to recover every penny of a former employee’s trust fund that she received from a lawsuit after suffering permanent brain injury in a bad car accident...