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An employee can claim that he or she has been wrongfully terminated for various reasons, like if there is discrimination involved or if the company policies for termination were not followed.
The study also discovered that African-Americans were 12 times as likely to be wrongfully convicted of drug crimes than white Americans.
Among the many important victories we have helped to achieve, we submitted an amicus brief in the appeal of Fernando BermE[bar]dez, a man wrongfully convicted of murder in 1992.
Economic espionage would also penalize a person who "receives, buys, or possesses proprietary economic information, knowing the same to have been stolen or wrongfully appropriated, obtained, or converted.
possessed fake seals wrongfully attributed to the Ministry of Interior.
A wrongfully convicted New Yorker who served more than two decades behind bars had a heart attack the day after he was released, his lawyer said Saturday.
Texas law allows exonerees like Graves to apply for compensation for the time they spent wrongfully incarcerated.
The appellate court ruled that the moving party should be liable for all damages if the preliminary injunction was later found to be wrongfully issued, in an effort to prevent "spurious, vindictive, or spiteful litigation.
I am motivated by the oath that all of us took as new lawyers, venturing out beyond our comfort zones on behalf of those whose freedom has been unjustly denied, who have fallen through the cracks in the system, and who have been wrongfully imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
Walk into any prison and you're sure to find plenty of inmates who claim they've been wrongfully accused.
El Segundo-based Mattel filed the original lawsuit in 2004 against one of its former doll designers, Carter Bryant, accusing him of wrongfully selling his concepts for Bratz to privately held MGA.
He reimagines traditional villain Mordred, the illegitimate son of King Arthur and Arthur's half sister Morgan le Fay, as a gay man wrongfully exiled and deprived of his rightful heritage; what's more, he's also the lover of Lancelot, the First Knight of Camelot.