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Employment Law

Akeel & Valentine recently filed a lawsuit against Fiat, regarding a race discrimination case.

USA Today Coverage of Fiat Chrysler Lawsuit.

Akeel & Valentine filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Christian employee, an ordained minister against M.A.C for violating his Christian faith.

Akeel & Valentine have recently filed a race discrimination law suit against FCA Chrysler on behalf of an African American accomplished female.

Akeel & Valentine recently obtained a 1.7 million dollar verdict for teen worker killed on a farm.

SMART lets discrimination battle end with ex-mechanic. By Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press

Feds: Dearborn Heights' Crestwood Schools discriminated against Arab Americans in hiring, recruiting. By Lori Higgins, Detroit Free Press

Jury awards $1.2M to discriminated Muslim Washtenaw Co. employee. myFOXdetroit.com

In a Sexual Harassment case, Akeel & Valentine vindicated the rights for two females that were sexually harassed by a franchise hotel manager.

In a Whistle Blower lawsuit, Akeel & Valentine recently achieved a settlement resulting in not only the employee getting his job back, but also providing for the employee to obtain a promotion.

In a Pregnancy Discrimination lawsuit, Akeel & Valentine recently filed against a clothing giant retail store for the wrongful termination of an expected mother.

In a Wrongful Termination case against Chrysler, Akeel & Valentine recently secured compensation on behalf of its client.

Akeel & Valentine obtained a victory totaling 450,000, including interest. SMART was found liable for discriminating against our client, and Iraqi American, in the work place for creating a hostile environment.

In an Age, National Origin (Indian), Religion (Hindu) and an Ethnic Discrimination case filed by Akeel & Valentine, the firm recently obtained a verdict for a federal employee (a veterinarian) that was discriminated against by his federal employer, the United States Department of Agriculture.


Civil Rights

Akeel & Valentine filed a lawsuit against a Dearborn mayor regarding a harassment case.

Akeel & Valentine filed a lawsuit on behalf of a former NFL player against a bartender for calling him the n-word.

Akeel & Valentine recently filed a civil rights lawsuit against The Department of Home Land Security and Custom Border Patrol on behalf of four men who had been harassed at the United States Border due to their religion. Click here to read the Fox News article

Akeel & Valentine recently filed a civil rights lawsuit against the FBI wrong the wrongful death of an African American. Click here to read the article

Troy lawyer fights to get day in court for Abu Ghraib detainees. By Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press

In a Wrongful Arrest and a Constitutional violation lawsuit under the 14th Amendment, Akeel & Valentine recently obtained a favorable ruling against a municipality in Federal Court allowing the matter to proceed to trial and recently secured a settlement for their client.

New Abu Ghraib Torture Claims Filed Against Military Contractors by The Center for Constitutional Rights

Wrongful Death

Akeel & Valentine recently obtained a 1.7 million dollar verdict for teen worker killed on a farm.

Akeel & Valentine recently filed a civil rights lawsuit against the FBI wrong the wrongful death of an African American. http://www.google.com/url?sa=suit-filed-on-3rd-anniversary-of-imams-death

Akeel & Valentine recently filed wrongful death action against a Nursing Home for the choking death of a resident and obtained a substantial confidential settlement.

Family of 3-year-old who drowned at Ohio water park suing in federal court. By Sean Delaney, Press & Guide Newspapers

Umar vs Wayne County - Akeel & Valentine won a recent a ruling against Defendants to go to trial. Umar died in while in their custody because they failed to provide him proper medical treatment. His constitution rights were violated for being denied proper care.

In a Wrongful Death lawsuit, Akeel & Valentine settled a confidential suit for a family that suffered the loss of their child in a tragic drowning incident.

Qui Tam/False Claims Act

Akeel & Valentine has just filed a multi-million dollar Qui Tam (False Claims Act) lawsuit on behalf of the United States and an ex professor against his former university for engaging in research fraud, and for retaliating against him after he had exposed the fraud. Click here to read the complaint