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Federal Judge Approves $160M Settlement in VA Nurses’ Overtime Class-Action Lawsuit
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Settlement amount among the largest in a lawsuit for unpaid overtime against the federal government WASHINGTON, D.C. – A federal judge in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims has granted final approval of a $160 million settlement of overtime claims on behalf of nurse practitioners and physicians’ assistants employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The lawsuit, which was filed on December 28, 2012, alleged that 3,200 class members were induced to work overtime to update patients’...

Two Provost Umphrey Attorneys Earn ‘Lawyer of the Year’ Honors
Thursday, August 20, 2020

BEAUMONT – Two Provost Umphrey attorneys have been named Lawyer of the Year for their respective practice groups as part of the Best Lawyers in America 2021 honors. Equity Partner James E. Payne earned this distinction for his work in product liability litigation on behalf of plaintiffs, with additional honors for plaintiffs’ personal injury litigation. Attorney Keith Hyde earned Lawyer of the Year for his work in mass torts and class actions on behalf of plaintiffs with additional recognition...