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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