Jeffrey Powers et al v. Denis Richard McDonough et al

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29:0794 Job Discrimination (Handicap)


David O. Carter


  1. June 24, 2024

    HUD, VA Want Early Win In Homeless Vets' Los Angeles Suit

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development pushed for a quick win in California federal court against a certified class action that claims the federal government failed to build supportive housing on Los Angeles land for homeless, disabled military veterans.

  2. April 08, 2024

    Oil Co. Sues LA Homeless Vets To Keep VA Site Drill Rights

    Oil company Bridgeland Resources LLC defended its agreements to drill on U.S. Veterans Administration land in Los Angeles in an intervenor complaint in California federal court against a group of homeless, disabled veterans arguing the arrangement is illegal because the site lacks housing.

  3. December 14, 2023

    VA Must Face West LA Homeless Vets' Suit In Federal Court

    A federal judge ruled on Thursday that the Central District of California has jurisdiction to rule on a lawsuit from 14 homeless, disabled veterans in Los Angeles who are accusing the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of violating federal disability laws by failing to house nearly 3,500 veterans. 

  4. May 31, 2023

    VA Claims No Mandate To Build Housing At West LA Campus

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs argued that the deed to its West Los Angeles campus doesn't require it to build housing for disabled veterans at the site in defending a suit accusing the agency of leasing sports fields, parking for a private school and land for oil drilling instead.

  5. November 17, 2022

    Homeless Vets Sue Los Angeles VA For Housing, Health Care

    Fourteen homeless veterans sued the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in California federal court, accusing the department of violating federal disability discrimination laws as nearly 3,500 veterans remain unhoused in Los Angeles.