Wal-Mart Stores Inc. News

Wal-Mart Owes New Hampshire Pharmacist $16.08M for Gender Bias

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has been ordered by a federal judge to pay $16.08 million to a former New Hampshire pharmacist in a gender bias case, but the amount is only about half what a jury awarded and may fall substantially …

Wal-Mart to Pay $75K to Settle Illinois Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay a former employee $75,000 to settle a federal disability discrimination lawsuit filed over the company’s alleged actions in regard to an employee at a store Hodgkins, Ill. The lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment …

Arkansas Judge: Investors Can Sue Wal-Mart as Group Over Mexico Bribe Claim

An Arkansas judge has ruled Wal-Mart Stores Inc. investors may bring fraud claims against the retailer as a group, clearing a hurdle in a lawsuit over bribes it allegedly paid to help open new stores in Mexico. The ruling will …

Wal-Mart to Pay $90K to Settle Disability Lawsuit

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will pay a former, long-term employee at a Wal-Mart location in Illinois, $90,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). EEOC’s lawsuit charged Wal-Mart with violating federal discrimination law …

Wal-Mart Ordered to Pay New Hampshire Pharmacist $31M in Bias Case

Wal-Mart Stores Inc was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. The Concord, New Hampshire, …

$912.5K Award in ‘Sturgis’ Trademark Suit to Be Appealed

A jury award of $912,500 to a nonprofit group that holds Sturgis motorcycle rally trademarks will be appealed, a Rapid City, S.D., businessman says. A federal jury in Rapid City on Oct. 30 decided the four-year-old case that pitted Sturgis …

Wal-Mart Sues Insurers for Alleged Breach of Contract in Morgan Settlement Case

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently filed a lawsuit against a number of its commercial excess liability insurers. The lawsuit alleges that the insurers are delaying to pay claims related to the giant retailer’s personal injury settlement paid to actor Tracy Morgan …

U.S. Safety Board Focuses on Driver Fatigue in Tracy Morgan Crash

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. driver who struck a limo van carrying comic Tracy Morgan last year had been awake for 28 hours and worked almost 14 hours at the time of the accident, U.S. investigators found. The National Transportation Safety …

National Transportation Safety Board to Hold Hearing on Tracy Morgan Crash

Federal investigators will meet this week to determine the probable cause of the accident that injured actor-comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his friends. The National Transportation Safety Board scheduled a meeting for Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C. A …

Wal-Mart Settles With Tracy Morgan Over Turnpike Crash Suit

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian’s lawsuit over a New Jersey Turnpike crash that had left him in a coma for days and killed another comedian. Morgan was riding in a van that was struck from behind …