Mentally Disabled Workers - AP

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- A Texas company has been ordered to pay 32 mentally disabled workers $240 million in damages for what government lawyers described as years of around-the-clock abuse....

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  • Abused former Fettes College pupil awarded £450,000 in damages
    A former pupil who was abused at Sir Tony Blair’s old school has been awarded £450,000 in damages, which is thought to be the largest such award from the school to a victim in Scotland.
    12/2/2022 - 1:33 am | View Link
  • Former pupil abused at top private school awarded £450,000 in damages
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    12/1/2022 - 5:01 pm | View Link
  • Ex-pupil who was abused at Fettes College in Edinburgh awarded £450k in damages
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    12/1/2022 - 11:01 am | View Link
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    11/28/2022 - 9:31 pm | View Link
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