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New York Times — ‘They Treated Our Men Like Goats’: Guards Who Survived Afghan Blast Sue Employers

Aug 23, 2018
Man Bahadur Thapa cannot sleep. At home in Lalitpur, a Nepali city of ancient temples, the pricking pain from the shrapnel lodged in his body keeps him awake. Mr. Thapa struggles to walk, so he drags himself out of bed, inching forward on his elbows. Many times, he gives up and sobs in his tiny bedr…

HFA Files Wage Theft Lawsuit on behalf of Employees of Baltimore Restaurant, The Local Oyster

Aug 06, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a class of current and former employees of The Local Oyster, a rapidly expanding restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland, alleging their employer failed to pay its workers minimum wages dating back to the restaurant’s opening in …

HFA Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Construction Workers Denied Wages by Foulger-Pratt and Manganaro Mid-Atlantic

Jul 30, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on behalf of a group of former employees of Foulger-Pratt and Manganaro Mid-Atlantic, alleging these employers failed to pay workers promised wages and overtime premiums for work related to the construction of The Modern, a resident…

HFA Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Nepali Beekeeper Forced to Work on Maryland Farm for Three Years Without Pay

Jul 25, 2018
On July 13, 2018, Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Maryland on behalf of Mr. Purna Bahadur Pun, a Nepali beekeeper who was forced to work on a rural Maryland farm for three years without lawfully owed wages.  The case is brought against Rightway Engineering…

HFA Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Construction Workers Denied Wages by National Construction Company Whiting-Turner and Its Subcontractor

Jul 13, 2018
On July 13, 2018, Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on behalf of a group of former employees of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Commercial Interiors, Inc., alleging these employers failed to pay the former employees promised wages and overtime premiums for wo…

HFA Files Wage Theft Lawsuit on behalf of Servers, Bartenders and Busboys against Westchester County Restaurant and Wine Bar

Jun 27, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of a group of former employees of The Marina Grille and the Gnarly Wine Bar in New Rochelle, New York, alleging their employer failed to pay these workers minimum wage and overtime premiums dating back to at least 2015. The case…

Families of 15 Nepali Security Guards Killed in Afghanistan File Lawsuit Against Government of Canada and Sabre International

Jun 18, 2018
The families of fifteen Nepali security guards who were killed in a bombing in Afghanistan while en route to their jobs at the Canadian Embassy filed a lawsuit in Toronto against the Government of Canada and the security company that employed the men. The suit is joined by five surviving Nepali guar…

Matthew Handley Chosen as Finalist for Public Justice’s Trial Lawyer of the Year Award

May 29, 2018
Public Justice announced its finalists for its 2018 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Among the four teams of lawyers chosen were Matthew Handley and his co-counsel for their efforts in Cote v. Wal-Mart on behalf of a class of Wal-Mart employees who were denied health insurance coverage for same-sex s…

HFA Files Wage Theft Complaint Against Medical Transport Company

May 20, 2018
Handley Farah & Anderson filed a collective action complaint against Saiprasad Medical Transport, LLC and its owner Moulin Lalaji, alleging years of failure to pay legally-required wages to the company’s employees. Saiprasad Medical Transport is a door to door non-emergency medical transportat…

Matthew Handley’s Work Featured in New Book by Award-Winning Journalist Cam Simpson

Apr 17, 2018
HarperCollins released The Girl from Kathmandu, Twelve Dead Men and a Woman’s Quest for Justice, a non-fiction book by award-winning investigative journalist Cam Simpson. Nearly 14 years in the making, the book follows the tragic story of the massacre of twelve Nepali men who were deceived into wo…

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