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Philly Archdiocese to Pay Over $100 Million in Sex Abuse Reparations

philadelphia archdiocese paying 120 million to settle sex abuse claims“I deeply regret the pain and suffering of survivors and any decisions that failed to protect them,” said Archbishop Nelson J. Perez in a recent letter written to area parishioners. “The pain and damage are profound.”

“Profound” is certainly one way to quantify it. The word does not, however, seem to lend proper gravity to the fact that since its announcement in 2018, the Independent Reconciliation and Reparations ...

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Accusations Shine Light into Meat Processing Industry Amid Pandemic

meat industry workers come forward with covid-19 complaints“If you’re not in a casket, they want you there. All they were worried about was making sure we were coming to work.” This is the description given by one employee of the conditions imposed on workers at one of Smithfield’s meat processing facilities. As a nation already facing empty grocery store shelves learned that worker shortages could mean an interruption in the meat supply, the continue reading...

Number of Universities Sued Over Covid-19 Changes Swells

students sue over online college classes amid covid-19 closuresWhat was at first a small class-action lawsuit filed against two universities for changes they’ve made in the wake of the global novel coronavirus pandemic has swelled to a movement involving over 25 schools who are now fighting to keep tuition dollars that students say the schools haven’t earned.

The University of California, Berkeley joins Vanderbilt University, Purdue University, Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Michigan State, the University of Colorado, ...

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Lopez McHugh Attorneys Successfully Resolve Cruise Ship Accident Case

Lopez McHugh recently settled a legal matter with a foreign cruise ship company without the need for litigation. The case involved a cruise ship that stalled in the midst of a terrible storm. One of the Lopez McHugh clients was injured when the storm blew a door off its hinges and struck the client, then trapped him underwater for an extended period of time. The client thought he was going to drown. Luckily he was able to get ...

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JUUL Vaping Lawsuits Amended to Show Coronavirus Concerns

confusion over smoking and vaping relationship to covid-19Lawsuits previously filed against Juul Labs over concerns with youth vaping are being amended to reflect the possible detriments to users’ lung health given the respiratory effects of contracting the novel coronavirus.

Records indicate that a complaint filed against the ubiquitous vape maker in San Francisco has since been amended to include claims linked to the respiratory effects of Covid-19, as health officials warn the public ...

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Deadly Trends Emerge on Roadways Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

accidents are deadlier during covid-19 pandemicA recent post discussed the financial windfall currently being seen by America’s car insurance companies and the measures that some are taking – including unsolicited refunds – to account for the drastic decline in drivers on the nation’s roadways. With mileage drops of up to 50% in some states, it’s apparent that many Americans are doing their part to try to help flatten the curve.

Conversely, a strange paradigm appears to be ...

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