Monthly Archives: October 2012

Former Law Firm Associate Suing Firm For Family Leave Discrimination.

Ariel Ayanna, a former Dechert law associate, is suing his former employer for wrongful termination and retaliation under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FLMA”). Ayanna contends that Dechert discriminated against him after he took time off to care for … Continue reading

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Former Postal Worker Charged With Making False Disability Claims Is Convicted.

Last week, 48 year-old Darlene Altvater was found guilty of making false claims so that she could continue to receive disability benefits from the federal government. Altvater was a postal worker in Maryland and was injured while working in 2001. … Continue reading

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Tuna Plant Worker Dies After Becoming Trapped In Industrial-Size Pressure Cooker.

Jose Melena, a 62 year-old Bumble Bee Seafoods worker from Wilmington, CA, was killed in a tragic wrongful death accident on Thursday, October 11. Melena was killed when he became trapped in a large pressure cooker in Santa Fe Springs, … Continue reading

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