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Monthly Archives: January 2011

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NELA to host webinar on new whistleblower remedies

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers, Events, False Claims / Qui Tam, Legislation, Whistleblower FAQ
The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) has scheduled a webinar called Using New Developments In Whistleblower Laws To Your Client’s Advantage.  It will be on March 10, 2011, 11:00 am Pacific, 2:00 pm Eastern. This 90-minute webinar will address new developments in whistleblower law, including recent decisions strengthening the rights of federal employee whistleblowers. Speakers will include Tom Devine of … Continue Reading

11th Circuit slaps attorneys for pursuing rape victim’s claims

Posted in News
Two decades ago, John Green was a regular customer at a Denny’s restaurant in Miami, Florida. He saw manager Asif Jawaid treat one of the employees, Floride Norelus, “as a slave.” On December 28, 2010, the 11th Circuit issued an opinion affirming a $387,738 sanction against Norelus’ attorneys, Karen and Bill Amlong. The 74-page opinion and 24-page dissent, offer an … Continue Reading