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NFL Player Sues Airline, Says Attendants Failed to Stop Sexual Harassment by Passenger

An NFL player is suing United Airlines, saying he was harassed and sexually assaulted by an intoxicated female passenger on a red-eye flight in February. The player said in a lawsuit that soon after boarding the cross-country flight, a woman …

Court Suspends Indiana AG’s Law License for Groping

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s law license will be suspended for 30 days over an allegation that he drunkenly groped four women during a party, the state Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous court decision said that the state’s attorney disciplinary …

Executive And His Companies to Pay $1.8M to Settle California Harassment Suit

A former Northern California business executive and his companies will pay $1.8 million to settle a lawsuit by the state accusing him of sexually harassing a female employee, according to a newspaper report. California officials announced the settlement last week …

French #MeToo Milestone: Court Orders Dentist to Pay Damages for Sexual Harassment

A dentist was ordered by France’s top court to pay damages for sexually abusing a female assistant after the man was cleared of related criminal charges. In a milestone ruling last month, the Cour de Cassation said the bar is …

Ex-Library Director in Idaho Files Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment

A former library director has sued Lewiston, Idaho, over her termination two years ago, alleging sexual harassment, a hostile work environment and other charges dating back to when she was hired in 2012. The Library Board of Trustees put Alexa …

Fired Arizona State University Associate Athletic Director Files $1.5M Claim

A former senior associate athletics director at Arizona State has filed a $1.5 million claim against the university over his firing last December. David Cohen said in his claim – which is the precursor to a lawsuit – that an …

Employment Liability Insurers See Plenty to Worry About, From Biometrics to Harassment

After Back to the Future 2 was released in 1989, moviegoers could observe Marty McFly as he traveled to his version of 2015 where fingerprints were used to identify a person, to unlock the front door of a house and …

Members of Lloyd’s New Cultural Advisory Group Include Mental Health Specialists

Lloyd’s has announced the membership of its new, independent Culture Advisory Group, which has been set up as part of its action plan to drive long-term cultural changes in the market. Lloyd’s started its cultural transformation program in March 2019 …

Lawyers Try Unusual Legal Path to Advance Sex Abuse Claims Against Boy Scouts

A team of lawyers filed a lawsuit this week in federal court in Washington, D.C., seeking to establish the nation’s capital as a venue for men across the U.S. to sue the Boy Scouts of America for allegedly failing to …

British Regulator Warns Insurance Industry to Stamp Out Bad Behavior – or Else

Britain’s markets watchdog has told the bosses of commercial insurance companies to stamp out bad behavior in the industry and improve diversity, or risk losing their jobs. The warning follows last year’s admission by Lloyd’s of London of sexual harassment …