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First Time Home Buyer Advice

You are a first time home buyer! Congratulations! There is nothing more exciting then putting roots down somewhere. Buying your first home is so exciting and its a great accomplishment. 323 more words


$5.4M in legal fees awarded by judge to inmates' attorneys in jail-brutality case

By: Terry Carter

A federal judge has awarded more than $5 million in legal fees to lawyers representing five inmates at a Los Angeles County jail who alleged brutality by deputies, the Los Angeles Times reports. 328 more words


Punitive Damages


Monetary compensation or sum of money that the law imposes to a person or party for a breach of some duty or violation of some right… 201 more words

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No Way to Run a Railroad: Metro North Hit With Large Fine for Retaliation Against Injured Worker

Retaliating against employees who report workplace injuries is a costly proposition, as a major rail line in the Northeastern U.S. has discovered.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that Metro North Commuter Rail has been ordered to pay a retaliation victim a total of $250,000 in punitive damages, $10,000 in compensatory damages and to cover reasonable attorney fees.  217 more words