ERISA and Financial Abuse News

Court Gives Final Approval to $47 Million Rent-A-Center Settlement

Press Release, The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) 10/04/2004 Thousands of Women to Receive Money and Jobs, New Human Resources Department to be Created ST. LOUIS - The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today… Read More

Protecting Workers' Retirement Plans

Schlichter Bogard & Denton attorneys tirelessly work to secure the hard earned retirement money of American workers. The firm has litigated class action retirement cases against some of the largest companies in the world. Whether taking a case to trial… Read More

St. Louis Attorneys Sue Rent-A-Center

St. Louis Business Journal 08/30/2003 Rent A Center Inc., a consumer rental company headquartered in Plano, Texas, faces a $410 million lawsuit, accusing the firm of discrimination. The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in for the Southern District… Read More

Judge Expected to Approve Discrimination Settlement

St. Louis Post-Dispatch 08/02/2003 This week a federal judge is expected to approve the largest settlement ever reached in the metropolitan area in a racial discrimination suit. The Illinois Central Railroad will pay $10 million to a large group of… Read More

Rent-A-Center Settles Discrimination Suit

St. Louis Post-Dispatch 03/08/2003 By Robert Goodrich of the Post-Dispatch Company agrees to pay $47 million to women who were victims of bias A $47 million cash settlement was announced here Thursday in a national sex-discrimination suit against… Read More

National Rent-to-Own Company Reaches Precedent-Setting Sex Discrimination Lawsuit Settlement, Pledges to Overhaul Corporate Culture to Encourage and Promote Women

Press Release, Schlichter Bogard & Denton via Business Wire 03/07/2003 ST. LOUIS - Attorneys for more than 5,000 women in a national multi-million dollar sex discrimination class action suit and the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission… Read More

Rent-A-Center Agrees to Tentative Settlement of Discrimination Suit

Kansas City Business Journal 03/07/2003 by Katie Hollar, Staff Writer Lawyers in a national sex discrimination class-action suit against Rent-A-Center Inc. announced on Thursday that they have reached a tentative settlement with the Plano, Texas,… Read More

Dioxin Suits Settled for $19 Million

St. Louis Post-Dispatch 01/01/2003 By Martha Middleton MORE THAN 100 Missourians - including residents of Times Beach, the town shut down by the U.S. government three years ago - have been awarded $19 million in a tentative settlement of three dioxin-contamination… Read More