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HFA Files Lawsuit Alleging that NYPD Conducts Unlawful Warrant Searches

Mar 25, 2019
Handley Farah & Anderson and Cyrus Joubin, Esq. have filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) engages in an unconstitutional practice of detaining people for the purpose of conducting warrant searches when no reasonable suspicion exists to detai…

HFA Files Lawsuit Against Bank and Sugar Mill for Discriminating Against African-America Sugarcane Farmer in Louisiana

Mar 06, 2019
HFA has filed a lawsuit alleging a discriminatory scheme by First Guaranty Bank and M.A. Patout sugar mill, and their executives, to profit at the expense of, impair and extinguish the sugarcane farm of Wenceslaus Provost, Jr., one of the last remaining African-American sugarcane farmers in Louisia…

HFA Files Lawsuit Alleging that National Association of Realtors and Real Estate Brokerages Conspired to Inflate Commissions Paid by Home Sellers

Mar 06, 2019
On March 6, 2019, HFA and co-counsel filed a putative antitrust class action in the Northern District of Illinois alleging that the National Association of Realtors (“NAR”) and the four largest real estate broker franchisors (Realogy Holdings Corp., HomeServices of America, Inc., RE/MAX …

HFA Files Lawsuit Against FCA for Selling Vehicles with Defective Cooling Fans

Feb 11, 2019
Handley Farah & Anderson has filed a class action lawsuit against automobile manufacturer FCA US for selling vehicles that contain defective cooling fans.  Specifically, the complaint alleges that FCA US knowingly sold Jeep Renegade and Ram Promaster City vehicles with cooling fans that fail pr…

HFA Files Lawsuit Against Rutgers University for Illegally Firing Pregnant Employee Eight Days Before Her Due Date

Feb 07, 2019
Natalie Jesionka is the Associate Director of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University Newark.  A leader and champion of Rutgers since 2004, when she first enrolled as a student at the university, she has gone on to a decorated and successful career in academia, focusing her talents on …

Court Grants Approval of Settlement of Local Oyster Wage/Hour Lawsuit

Feb 01, 2019
On February 1, 2019, U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar approved the settlement of a wage hour lawsuit against the Local Oyster, a rapidly expanding restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland.  The lawsuit alleged that the Local Oyster unlawfully paid its employees a sub-minimum hourly wage of as little as…

The Atlantic: A Security Company Cashed In on America’s Wars—And Then Disappeared

Jan 29, 2019
The Atlantic By Abigail Fielding-Smith, Crofton Black and The Bureau of Investigative Journalism Man Bahadur Thapa had his doubts about the safety of the travel arrangements. Taliban spies were everywhere in the Afghan capital, and the bus transporting him and the Canadian embassy’s other guards, …

Court Grants Approval of Settlement of Defense Base Act Claims Against KBR

Jan 23, 2019
2018-LDA-00297, OWCP No. 02-308909 (Office of Administrative Law Judges – Washington, DC). On January 23, 2019, Administrative Law Judge Carrie Bland approved the settlement of the Defense Base Act law suit against KBR, Inc.  The lawsuit was brought by Handley Farah & Anderson on behalf of Ms…

HFA Files Lawsuit on behalf of Homeowners Alleging Defective Gerard Stone Coated Metal Roofing

Jan 22, 2019
Handley Farah & Anderson has filed a lawsuit against Gerard Roof Products, LLC, on behalf of a class of thousands of homeowners across the United States who purchased stone-coated metal roofing from the company. The roofing commands a significant premium in the market based upon claims that the …

HFA Files Claims on behalf of Nepali and Peruvian Security Guards Injured while Protecting Americans in Iraq and Afghanistan

Dec 15, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson has filed claims with the U.S. Department of Labor seeking compensation for several Nepali and Peruvian security guards who were grievously injured in Iraq and Afghanistan while working for U.S. defense contractors Aegis LLC and Triple Canopy. Months and years of long …

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