Illegal Butt-Lift Doc Facing Homicide Charges

Third time’s a charm, and perhaps this time, the sentencing will be more severe. Whalesca Castillo has been arrested for manslaughter in the death of Lesbia Ayala, a resident of Philadelphia who had traveled to the Bronx to have Castillo perform a “butt lift” without a medical license. Castillo has also been charged with criminally …

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Asylum-Seeking Kids Win Class Action in Health Care Lawsuit

The mental health of migrant children trumps the federal government shutdown, hands-down, according to a Los Angeles federal court judge. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee certified the class of detained asylum-seeking migrant children requesting mental health aid, and firmly dismissed the government’s request to delay the suit until after the federal shutdown has ended. Noting …

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Facebook Content Moderator Developed PTSD, Suit Claims

It is no secret that Facebook users upload thousands of videos and images each year that are filtered out, based on obscenity and decency guidelines. Just like there’s no tooth fairy, there’s no content fairy. Almost all of Facebook’s uploaded content is screened by contracted content moderator workers, and some of them have been emotionally …

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Florida Man Claims ‘Free Alcohol’ at Music Fest Led to Fall, Injuries

Like any experienced music festival attendee, Michael Ryan, of Panama City Beach, Florida, purchased VIP tickets for the Gulf Coast Jam country music festival in 2014. That gave Ryan access to unlimited quantities of free alcohol in the VIP area. And like any experienced litigant, Ryan doesn’t explicitly admit to consuming any of that free …

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Top 5 Tips for Suing After a Disaster

Accidents and natural disasters may seem inevitable or like an act of God. But that doesn’t mean that all injuries stemming from a disaster are unavoidable, or that someone isn’t liable for the accident itself. Determining that liability, however, and recovering for your injuries, can be complicated. Here are some tips if you’ve been injured …

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