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Blog Posts in April, 2019

Bailey Cowan Heckaman Featured Among Newsweek’s Premier Law Firms Apr 26, 2019

Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC has been featured among Newsweek ’s Premier Law Firms for 2019! Published by Newsweek Legal Insight, the special feature discusses the important role attorneys play when protecting the rights, freedoms, and futures of their ...

Ardent Agrees to $2.3M Class Action Settlement Over Offshore Workers’ On-Call Wages Apr 16, 2019

Ardent Companies Inc. has agreed to pay $2.325 million to settle a class action lawsuit filed by oil platform workers who claimed they weren’t paid for on-call time after the end of their daily shifts. The class action settlement against the ...

Aaron Heckaman: America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® 2019 Apr 11, 2019

Bailey Cowan Heckaman PLLC Partner Aaron Heckaman has once again been chosen among America’s top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2019! Our firm would like to congratulate Aaron on his continued selection to the invitation-only listing, and believe ...

Two Employers Settle Claims Over FLSA Violations, Failures to Include Shift Differentials for Overtime Pay Apr 9, 2019

Wage and overtime claims have become increasingly more common in many states across the U.S., prompting employers to perform their due diligence when calculating overtime pay for their workers. The need for compliance has been promoted by additional ...

More Than One Million Americans Eligible For Overtime Under Proposed New Labor Rule Apr 8, 2019

The federal Department of Labor announced on March 7, 2019 a proposed new rule governing eligibility for overtime pay. The new rule would make more than one million American workers eligible for overtime. The federal labor department’s rules govern ...

BCH Announces Six-Figure Overtime Settlement on Behalf of Beer Distributor’s Stockers/Merchandisers Apr 4, 2019

An Atlanta federal judge today approved a $128,500 settlement on behalf of a group of stockers and merchandisers employed by a major metropolitan beer distributor. The plaintiffs alleged that the distributor, Atlanta Beverage Corporation (ABC), ...

Community Safety Concerns Rise After Fatal KMCO Crosby Chemical Plant Explosion, Fire Apr 2, 2019

A major explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Crosby, TX has killed at least one victim and critically injured two others. Residents within a mile of the plant were also ordered to shelter in place. According to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s ...

Veterans Describe Life with Hearing Loss Amid Mounting 3M Earplug Suits Apr 1, 2019

As we discussed in a recent blog post , numerous veterans and service members across the country have been filing federal civil lawsuits against 3M Company, the Minnesota-based conglomerate responsible for what plaintiffs claim were defective ...

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