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Dallas Morning News Features Bus Monitor on Diuretics Who Sued Dallas County Schools for Humiliating Him

the dateNovember 12, 2013

Dallas County Schools fired a bus monitor whose medication got the best of him during an excursion with his boss last year. Says Paul Green in the lawsuit filed in Dallas County District Court, for the last 15 years he’s been diagnosed with myriad ailments, including colon cancer, congestive heart failure and hypertension, which he treats with a handful of diuretics that, naturally, create the “sudden and immediate need to urinate.”

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Plano Man Awarded $450,000 Against Kroger in Discrimination, Harassment Lawsuit

the dateOctober 2, 2013

A Plano, Texas, man has been awarded more than $450,000 in damages against Kroger Texas L.P. in a federal disability discrimination lawsuit, after a jury found he was harassed by his store manager because of his mental disabilities before ultimately being fired after reporting the harassment. Kroger Texas is a division of Cincinnati-based grocery chain The Kroger Co. KR -0.56% .

Karl Tipple, 25, filed the lawsuit last year after a Kroger store manager harassed him for nearly a year before wrongfully firing him in December 2011. The lawsuit alleged the manager repeatedly referred to Mr. Tipple as a “f—— retarded idiot” who was “too stupid to live.”

In a verdict issued Thursday, Sept. 26 following three days of testimony, jurors in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District … View More

Joe Kendall lectures on Criminal Considerations in Civil Cases

the dateAugust 26, 2013

Joe Kendall recently spoke to several hundred lawyers in Dallas and in San Antonio at two State Bar of Texas Advanced Institutes on the topic of when a civil lawyer needs to consult a criminal lawyer, particularly in the context of how the 5th amendment right against self incrimination applies in civil litigation. The paper presented, Criminal Considerations in Civil Cases, deals with when and how a witness or civil litigant should “take the 5th” as well as the interplay between parallel civil and criminal litigation. For more information about Criminal Considerations in Civil Cases, please contact the Kendall Law Group.

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Racial discrimination suit filed against Neiman Marcus

the dateJuly 26, 2013
By: Shaun Rabb – bio | email

A racial discrimination lawsuit filed by an ex-employee against Neiman Marcus  is now in arbitration.

Gerry Fisher was a staff accountant at Neiman’s and had no idea the man he  approached after a parking garage incident was also a manager at the  Dallas-based luxury department store.

Fisher said he thought a vehicle had hit his car in a downtown Dallas parking  garage and he parked his car to get out and look at his vehicle.

Fisher said the other man was cursing and the two confronted each other.  Fisher alleges the other man , Scott Sorbet, used a racial slur. Sorbet reported  what happened to human resources at Neiman Marcus.

Fisher was called in and gave Neiman’s his version of events. Court documents 

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Kendall Law Group Investigates Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P.

the dateMay 13, 2013

(DALLAS) Kendall Law Group, led by former federal judge Joe Kendall, is investigating Pioneer Southwest Energy Partners L.P. (NYSE:PSE) for shareholders in connection with the proposed acquisition by Pioneer Natural Resources. The national securities firm’s investigation seeks to determine whether Pioneer Southwest and its Board breached their fiduciary duties by entering into the agreement without properly shopping for a deal that would provide better value for shareholders. If you are a Pioneer Southwest shareholder and would like additional information about your rights, contact Jamie McKey at the Kendall Law Group at 877-744-3728 or by email at jmckey@kendalllawgroup.com.

On May 8, 2013, the companies announced the definitive merger agreement under which Pioneer Southwest would be acquired by Pioneer Natural Resources, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.1 billion. Under the terms … View More

Former University Park firefighter sues city over medical expenses

the dateMay 6, 2013

by JONATHAN BETZ

WFAA

Posted on May 5, 2013 at 10:08 PM

UNIVERSITY PARK — A former firefighter who was injured on the job is suing one of North Texas’ wealthiest cities, alleging the town refuses to pay for his recovery.

Brad Tucker, 31, filed a lawsuit last week against University Park seeking up to $1 million in damages to help pay for treatment of a back injury he said he suffered on the job.

“I pretty much live in pain all the time,” Tucker told News 8. “I feel like I have been kind of betrayed.”

Tucker said he hurt his back trying to lift a patient up on a stretcher while responding to a medical call on October 20, 2011. He had lifted countless patients since joining the

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Kendall Law Group announces disability discrimination lawsuit against City of University Park

the dateMay 6, 2013

(DALLAS) Today the Kendall Law Group announced that a lawsuit has been filed against City of University Park for disability discrimination. Brad Tucker, who worked for the City as a paramedic since 2005, alleges the City interfered with and outright denied him medical care and treatment after he was injured transporting a patient. “It’s hard to believe any employer, let alone one that employs EMS and paramedics, would engage in the conduct that University Park has engaged in,” said Tucker’s attorney, Matt Scott, the head of the Kendall Law Group’s employment practice. “The City’s conduct is just unconscionable. Brad is a first responder, someone who takes care of people when they are hurt. But when he was hurt doing that job for the City, in return, the City has done … View More

Employment Lawyer Javier Perez Joins Kendall Law Group in Dallas

the dateJanuary 31, 2013

DALLAS – Employment law attorney Javier Perez has joined Dallas-based Kendall Law Group to expand the firm’s work for the Hispanic community in cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, unemployment benefit disputes, and unpaid wage and hour disputes.

“Though the Hispanic community comprises about a third of Texas’s labor force, many Latinos still hesitate in seeking help when they haven’t been paid for their hard work, or if their employer is not treating them fairly,” says Mr. Perez. “Our goal is to make sure these workers are paid what they’re owed based on the rights they’re entitled to in our legal system.”

Kendall Law Group founder and former federal judge Joe Kendall says Mr. Perez is a fierce advocate for clients, especially those looking for bilingual legal representation in matters … View More

Matt Scott explains how the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission works

the dateNovember 19, 2012

Labor and employment attorney Matt Scott is interviewed by KLIF’s Kurt Gilchrist and informing listeners that because of a shortage of resources, fewer employment discrimination lawsuits are being filed by the EEOC.

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Cascade Corp. (NYSE: CASC)

the dateOctober 22, 2012

Kendall Law Group, led by former federal judge Joe Kendall, is investigating Cascade Corp. (NYSE: CASC) for shareholders in connection with the proposed acquisition by Toyota Industries Corp.  The national securities firm’s investigation seeks to determine whether Cascade Corp. and its Board breached their fiduciary duties by entering into the agreement without properly shopping for a deal that would provide better value for shareholders.  If you are a Cascade shareholder and would like additional information about your rights, contact the Kendall Law Group at 877-744-3728 or by email at administrator@kendalllawgroup.com.

On October 22, the companies announced the definitive merger agreement under which Cascade Corp. would be acquired by Toyota Industries Corp., in a transaction valued at approximately $728 million.  Under the terms of the agreement, Cascade stockholders will receive … View More

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