Missouri College Students Win $1.65 Million in Online Learning Settlement
Online learning became a household necessity during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic. As parents struggled to grasp the technology, teachers gave their best to keep students attention, and the students diverted their attention to computer screens across the nation for several hours per day.
Panicked Hurricane Katrina Survivors Hit with Lawsuits Years After Rebuilding Homes
Hurricane Katrina is one of the country's most devastating natural disasters to occur in the past two decades. The toll that it caused led to the deaths of more than 1,800 people and $160 billion in damages.
Knowledge needed before earning from multi-unit houses in San-Francisco
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CPFB Slaps Student Loan Servicer with $1,000,000 Fine for Misleading Borrowers About Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Student loan borrowers, who face one of the highest interest rate increases in years, are hanging all of their hopes on student loan forgiveness. As they struggle to make payments over the past few years, many are faced with choices such as delaying marriage, relocating to parents' basements, and foregoing retirement savings.
Bank of America Fined $10 Million Dollars Over Illegal Account Garnishments
Bank of America has made its rounds in the press with a huge salary increase for CEO Brian Moynihan. However, now they have been slapped with a fine by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Insiders are telling how to get a Netflix membership at a discounted rate
Anyone who watches subscription television or streaming services knows that periodic price hikes are inevitable. Platforms like Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, AppleTV, and Disney+ are known for providing a great selection of content for viewers, as well as competitive monthly memberships.
Fourth stimulus checks up to $600 dollars arriving soon.
Last year millions of Americans received a third stimulus check to help keep food on the table or tide them over between paychecks as a part of the Covid relief package. However, that's not the last payment that you are eligible to receive.
Fired after 3 decades of service. Michigan woman files lawsuit against Kroger for wrongful termination
A Michigan woman devoted the past 31 years of her life to providing service to a local Kroger grocery store located in Lincoln Park, Michigan. However, one day she was fired for doing her job and saving her employer potentially hundreds of dollars.
Intuit Filers to Receive $141 Million in Settlement Over Unfair TurboTax Charges
Intuit, the company that owns and oversees the extremely popular tax filing software TurboTax will be giving millions of customers their money back after a court ruling over unfair charges.
Family Wins $18 Million Dollar Settlement After 86 mph Deadly Crash with Millionaire's Son
Last year a woman was killed inside Los Angeles city limits when her vehicle was struck by a 17-year-old driver. She was returning from a work shift at UCLA, in what would be the last drive that she would ever take. According to reports, the car was going at speeds in excess of 86mph at the moment of impact.
Texas BBQ Restaurant Pays Employees $867,000 in Tips and Wages
A Texas BBQ restaurant was recently ordered to pay their employees $867,000 in back pay after a complaint was filed with the Department of Labor. Located in Northern Texas, with six locations in total, Hard Eight BBQ failed to provide employees legally earned pay in the form of tips, by including managers in their tip pool. These tips were left in jars or provided in the form of meal tabs in order to thank the servers including bartenders and waitstaff. Instead, the restaurant divided them among management which is against federal labor law.
Elon Musk Buys Twitter in $44 Billion All Cash Deal Two Weeks After Proposal
Social media has gone crazy over the past few weeks as SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has voiced his plans to take over online platform Twitter. Now, they have actually sealed the deal. "The Twitter Board conducted a thoughtful and comprehensive process to assess Elon's proposal with a deliberate focus on value, certainty, and financing. The proposed transaction will deliver a substantial cash premium, and we believe it is the best path forward for Twitter's stockholders." -Brett Taylor, Twitter Independent Board Chair.
California Couple Contemplated Bankruptcy After Being Charged $97,000 for Air Ambulance Ride
A California couple, Matt and Kathleen Hoechlin was skiing in the Mammoth Lakes area when she hit a bump that caused her to suffer from a serious spinal injury to one of her vertebrae. However, the area hospital didn't have everything necessary to provide the level of medical care that she needed.
Judge Orders 90 Day Demolition of Abandoned Auto Plant on Detroit's East Side
An abandoned Detroit auto plant has sat empty for nearly a decade, even though it was purchased by developer Fernando Palazuelo 9 years ago via his Arte Express Detroit company.
New York Man lived in foreclosed home for over 20 years citing bankruptcy
A 52-year-old New York resident has lived in a 2,081 square foot home in the East Meadow neighborhood of Long Island since 1998. The only issue is that he doesn't actually own the house.
SSDI Recipient Narrowly Avoids Losing Family Home After Six-Year Delay for $60,000 in Benefits
A New York resident who applied for Social Security Disability Insurance almost lost his beloved family home after enduring a grueling six-year delay in his benefits. The recipient, Micheal Cohen was a former electrical engineer up until six years ago when he lost his job due to suffering from a debilitation heart attack. As the main income earner for his family, this left him struggling to keep up with day-to-day expenses as well as unable to stay current with his mortgage payments on the family home.
States Reduce Unemployment Benefits Claim Eligibility to Lowest On Record
Unemployment rose over 12 % percent during the past two years as many companies were forced to shutter their businesses as the Covid-19 pandemic gripped the country. With massive stimulus aid packages and extended benefits, millions of workers used the funds to get by and keep a roof over their family's heads as others succumbed to the deadly virus.
Top Level Bank of America Executive Awarded 30% Pay Increase Netting $30 Million Annually
Banks have seen massive profits over the past couple of years with stock prices showing as much as 48% gains in the financial sector. For Bank of America, those gains were quickly distributed in the form of salary increases.
Gas Prices Puts Pressure on Uber and Lyft Drivers as They Consider Ditching the Apps Altoghether
Gas prices have been at record highs over the past couple of months and rideshare drivers are having a hard time keeping up. At its highest point this Spring, a gallon of gas was as much as $6.09 per gallon in Western states like California. However, prices remained above the $4 dollar mark for much of the United States as well, prompting local congressmen to introduce the idea of a gas stimulus rebate in order to curb the staggering costs of filling up the gas tank.
Amtrak Shooting Victim's Family Seeks $100 Million from Railroad in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
A Kansas City family is seeking damages after one of their loved ones was killed in a shooting that occurred one night on an Amtrak train. The victim, Richie Terell Aaron Jr. was riding home on a train when he was shot by another passenger, Marquise Webb after he boarded the railcar one evening with a loaded handgun. After the incident occurred multiple witnesses called for help as the victim lay bleeding out as a result of his injuries.