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
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
Liticaphobia is the fear of lawyers or being sued. Seems like a reasonable fear given the suit happy culture in which we all live. Many people believe their ills, mistakes, sickness, and bad judgment can be rewarded by lawyers who no longer chase ambulances – they advertise on TV. 294 more words