Bend Resident Wins $1 Million Settlement after Injury at Nursing Home Facility

BEND, Oregon — A woman from Bend, Oregon has been awarded a $1 million settlement after suffering injuries from a fall at a local nursing facility. The incident highlights the importance of safety measures and highlights concerns in the nursing home industry. The woman, whose identity has not been disclosed, fell while at the facility and sustained significant injuries. As a result, she filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for her pain, suffering, and medical expenses. The lawsuit alleged that the nursing facility failed to provide adequate safety measures to prevent such accidents. This raises questions … Read more

Former Employees File Lawsuit Against Fort Bend Precinct 2 Constable Alleging Hostile Work Environment and Gender-Based Favoritism

SUGAR LAND, Texas – Former employees of Fort Bend Precinct 2 Constable Daryl Smith, Sr., are accusing him of creating a hostile work environment that put officers at risk. The lawsuit, filed in November, alleges inappropriate contact and gender-based favoritism by Smith, and claims that Fort Bend County officials did not protect the complainants. According to the lawsuit, Smith, who denies the allegations, favored female employees who welcomed his advances and retaliated against those who did not and complained. Additionally, the lawsuit alleges that Smith promoted unqualified individuals to positions of authority, which jeopardized the … Read more

Beloved South Bend Attorney Retires After 40-Year Career, Plans to Travel, Write, and Continue Helping Others

South Bend, Indiana – After a remarkable 40-year career, prominent South Bend attorney Doug Small, a member of Foley & Small, has decided to retire. Reflecting on his longstanding journey, Small expressed gratitude for the opportunity to work with wonderful colleagues and clients, adding that it was a privilege to assist a diverse range of individuals over the years. Born in Knox, Indiana, Small attended Indiana University for both his undergraduate and law degrees, ultimately passing the bar in 1983. He initially launched his legal career at Barnes & Thornburg in South Bend before co-founding … Read more