Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.
By Andrea Estes and Donovan Slack , Globe Staff and USA Today
The probe follows an investigation by the Boston Globe and USA Today that showed 60 VA nursing homes — including one in Bedford, Mass. — rated only one out of five stars for quality.
By Andrea Estes , Globe Staff
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two state troopers who said they were illegally forced to alter a report on the arrest of a judge’s daughter.
By Travis Andersen and Andrea Estes , Globe Staff
By Andrea Estes , Globe staff
The revelations and findings contained in the long-awaited report may change the way courts across the country handle class action lawsuits.