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03 Jun
Saber Healthcare Faces Class Action Over Understaffed Alzheimer’s Care Units

Saber Healthcare Faces Class Action Over Understaffed Alzheimer’s Care Units

by Matthew Lee | Class Action | Share

Raleigh, NC– A class action lawsuit was filed in April 2016 on behalf of hundreds of residents of Alzheimer’s and dementia care units owned and operated by Saber Healthcare Group. The suit claims Saber failed to “provide assisted living services that [met] the minimum needs of the residents” and Saber has a policy of understaffing…

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31 May
Expert Discovery: Are the Revisions to Rule 26 of the FRCP in 2010 Retroactive?

Expert Discovery: Are the Revisions to Rule 26 of the FRCP in 2010 Retroactive?

by Matthew Lee | Articles | Share

I’m sure many of you are familiar with the revisions to Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) changing the game as to discovery of expert materials. Well, we have been slugging it out with defense counsel for the last couple of months in a big case and they’ve asked for our…

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06 Jun
Anatomy of a Win: The Inlet Point Bulkhead Case

Anatomy of a Win: The Inlet Point Bulkhead Case

by Matthew Lee | Articles | Share

Inlet Point HOA v. Intercoastal Diving, Inc. et al It’s been estimated that only 8 to 10 percent of civil cases filed in state court actually go to trial. In the federal courts in 2002, it was as low as 1.8 percent. Although there are a variety of theories for why the instance of civil trials is declining,…

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02 May
FLSA Case Filed Against Five Guys Restaurants for Failure to Pay Overtime

FLSA Case Filed Against Five Guys Restaurants for Failure to Pay Overtime

by Matthew Lee | Wage & Hour | Share

On March 27, 2012, Plaintiff Valerie Turner filed an Amended Collective Action Complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland against Five Guys Enterprises, LLC and related entities asserting  Fair Labor Standards Act claims.  Plaintiff alleges that she, and other assistant store managers-in-training who worked at Five Guys, were misclassified under…

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John Whitfield has been significant in his management of a suit involving the death of my son in a motorcycle accident. His professionalism, compassion, support, and especially his knowledge base in this suit has been above reproach. He has communicated well and kept all parties apprised of the status of the suit. I feel he negotiated effectively to reach the best possible settlement for my son's estate. He certainly assures his clients are represented well. I am grateful for his successfully bringing this suit to a satisfactory conclusion. In short, John's expertise has been awesome.

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I am very grateful to Whitfield Bryson for taking the initiative in filing suit against the manufacturers of defective CSST pipe. I am sure that this successful litigation will now help Maryland homeowners become aware of the danger of old style CSST pipe and to let them know what steps they may take to protect themselves against those dangers. Who knows how many lives and homes may be saved as a result of his efforts. Thank you for your important work in this litigation.

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Cambridge, Maryland
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