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Model Settlement in Lawsuit Challenging Workplace Wellness Program

Yale University has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit. 

Kwesell  v. Yale University,  U.S. Dist. Ct. Conn.  3:19-cv-10980 

Read: Complaint (PDF), WNPR Listen/Read, Press Release, Listen Take on Today podcast

Pension Suit to Continue with Court's Affirmance on Appeal

Appellate Division upholds trial court ruling allowing pensioners to proceed with their case.

Read Court's Decision on Motion to Dismiss (PDF), Press Release on Motion to Dismiss, Decision on Appeal (PDF), Press Release on Appeal

The Drinks Industry Has an Ageism Problem

AFL's Dan Kohrman comments on age discrimination in the workplace. Read

Court Remands and Vacates HHS’s Unlawful Approval of a California Medicaid Rate Cuts for Dental Services

The amendment drastically cut reimbursement rates for periodontal care and instituted burdensome and potentially dangerous pre-authorization and x-ray processes for institutionlized patients. 

Read Complaint (PDF), Press ReleaseMotion for Summary Judgement  (PDF), Decision (PDF), LinkedIn Op-Ed, Marsh Ryerson

 

AARP Foundation Supreme Court 2021 Preview

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Coming off an unprecedented year when every single case was heard remotely, the Supreme Court this year will review a variety of cases with implications for older adults, especially those who are struggling with financial hardships or disabilities. AARP Foundation Litigation summarizes and comments on these cases in our annual Supreme Court Preview.

Health care, employee and retiree rights, and patient and consumer protections are among the issues in cases already on the docket or likely to come before the Court this term. AARP Foundation attorneys will either be actively participating in these cases or following them closely to assess their impact on older adults.

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On the Docket

Current Litigation Cases

Follow cases in which attorneys with AARP Foundation attorneys represent a party. The cases listed in this docket are in reverse chronological order of the filing or decision dates. 

Recent Amicus Cases

The amicus cases in this docket appear in reverse chronological order of the filing or decision date.