Petrillo & Goldberg Law Blog

Santander confronts allegations of unpaid overtime and sexual harassment in class action whistleblower lawsuit


A prior Santander bank branch manager has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that the bank refused to compensate its employees for working overtime. Plaintiff, Crystal Sanchez, filed a federal lawsuit in August in New Jersey’s U.S. District Court, claiming that she was persuaded to work more than 40 hours per week without compensation to make […]

Workers' Compensation

Workers’ compensation for worker who contracted Legionnaires’ Disease


A Pennsylvania court ruled that a man who became disabled after developing Legionnaires’ Disease, is entitled to workers’ compensation and medical benefits. Shawn Gillen said he contracted Legionnaires’ Disease as a result of exposure to contaminated water while he was performing his job responsibilities at Nestle USA Inc. According to court records, Gillen was stationed […]