For Immediate Release: On February 5, 2019, attorney Robert Teel and the law firms Edelson P.C. and Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC sued five corporations that designed, produced, and distributed a firefighting foam called Aqueous Film Forming Foam (or AFFF) allegedly used at the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and the Naval Outlying Landing Field Coupeville … More Whidbey Island class action lawsuit seeks to clean up the water and compensate Islanders
The Law Office of Robert L. Teel, Law Offices of Ronald A. Marron, APLC, and Foley & Lardner, LLP Appointed Co-lead Class Counsel November 21, 2018, San Diego, CA — A federal court has granted class certification in part to Plaintiffs whose phone calls were recorded by Securus Technologies, Inc. (“Securus”) in a case involving alleged California … More Court Grants Class Certification in Part for Plaintiffs in Securus Recording Case
Fighting the scourge of forced labour November 2016 | FEATURE | LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT Financier Worldwide Magazine Few topics raise the hackles among the global populace as that of forced labour – a reality that essentially represents a scourge on humanity. A contentious issue, forced labour – especially child labour – has been on … More According to Robert Teel, a lawyer with a strong focus on forced labour and anti-human trafficking issues, the top five countries with the most enslaved people are India, China, Pakistan, Uzbekistan and Russia. “India, with the second largest population in the world, is by far the worst offender with the largest absolute number of modern-day slaves estimated at 14.3 million people,” says Mr Teel.
Modern day slavery is a $150 billion business. Human trafficking is the fastest growing means by which people are enslaved, the fastest growing international crime, and one of the largest sources of illegal profits. According to the International Labour Organization, 21 million people around the globe are working under conditions of forced labour, the majority … More The $150 Billion Dollar Business Consumers Don’t Want To Know About