Home Depot News

Delivery Driver Killed in Drywall Accident at Florida Home Depot

A delivery driver was killed Sunday night when a load of construction materials fell on him at a Home Depot store in Florida, police said. News outlets report that a load of drywall struck 47-year-old Cyrenus Leroy Amon around 7:30 …

Home Depot to Pay $17.5 Million to Settle With States Over 2014 Data Breach Claims

Home Depot Inc., the largest U.S. home improvement retailer, on Tuesday reached a $17.5 million settlement to resolve a multistate probe into a 2014 data breach where hackers accessed payment card data belonging to 40 million customers. The settlement with …

Home Depot to Pay $100K to Settle Illinois Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Home Depot, the large national home improvement retailer, has agreed to pay a former employee $100,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The EEOC said Home Depot …

Idaho Suit Accuses Home Depot of Discriminating Against Mom with Newborn

A former Home Depot assistant supervisor in southwestern Idaho has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging sex and pregnancy discrimination. The Idaho Statesman reported the lawsuit alleges the company violated federal law by refusing to allow the woman breaks …

Massachusetts Man who Defrauded Home Depot Sentenced for Doing it Again

A Massachusetts man who served time in prison for defrauding Home Depot has been sentenced to more than a year behind bars for doing it again. Robert Dooley pleaded guilty to 10 counts of wire fraud. The Salem News reports …

Most Popular Insurance Journal Midwest Stories of 2014

The most popular InsuranceJournal.com news stories in the Midwest ranged from groundbreaking lawsuits to research into making people safer from storms. With an understanding that stories appearing later in the year have less time to rise to the top of …

Home Depot Sued Over Joplin, Missouri, Tornado Deaths

A woman whose husband and two children were among eight people killed while taking cover in a Home Depot during the 2011 Joplin, Mo., tornado contends in a wrongful death lawsuit that the building was negligently constructed. Edie Howard Housel, …

Louisiana Citizens Insurance Initiates Home Depot Claims Program

Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corp. will connect its policyholders with experienced, licensed and insured local contractors in a program with Home Depot. The state’s property insurer of last resort says the free and optional Property Pro-Net service is designed to …