A jury made a substantial statement against a company in a recent California civil case verdict. In the June 21 decision, the jury awarded the woman an $8.5 million judgment against her former employer. The woman stated in her lawsuit that she was fired after suffering a work injury.
A California woman is earning lauds for her continued work in advocating for low-income agricultural workers' access to state assisted health care. Her work, which has been undertaken over the course of the past 10 years, has been focused on providing certain California workers, many in the seasonal farming business, with health care for issues that they developed as a result of being injured on the job.