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SeaWorld Class-Action Lawsuit: 'Tell The Truth' About Orcas' Well-Being, Animal Rights Group Demands
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 8:47 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

SeaWorld’s legal troubles show no signs of slowing with the latest class-action lawsuit, this one filed in San Francisco, claiming the theme park lies about the mental and physical well-being of its orcas, or killer whales. It is the third lawsuit filed against SeaWorld in the last month. A California nonprofit environmental organization, the Earth Island Institute, is providing legal counsel to ... [News Source]

Walt Baker, TV Exec Who Sued a Newspaper Reviewer for Libel, Dies at 84
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 8:06 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

The former programming executive at KHJ-TV in Los Angeles also introduced audiences to Elvira, the sexy hostess of late-night horror movies. [News Source]

New report singles out most litigious Illinois counties
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 7:55 pm Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

While lawsuit-filing rates in most of Illinois are at a 40-year low, they remain high in Cook and Madison counties due, in part, to asbestos cases brought by out-of-staters, a report released Tuesday by ... [News Source]

Lawsuit against former celebrity police chief to be heard in Stark County
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 7:11 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A high-profile civil lawsuit — involving sexual harassment allegations against the former Brimfield Township police chief in Portage County — has landed in Stark County Common Pleas Court. The former chief, David A. Oliver, achieved notoriety via Facebook for his blunt and comedic takes on police work. [News Source]

Environmental groups sue TVA over Gallatin plant pollution
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 5:56 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two environmental groups claim toxic pollution from a Gallatin power plant is seeping into the Cumberland River and state regulators are not doing enough to stop it. The allegations are part of a lawsuit filed in federal court on Tuesday against the Tennessee Valley Authority. The groups first threatened to sue in November, claiming that state regulators have known about ... [News Source]

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Chemical …
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 5:51 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

STEVENSON, Md., April 14, 2015-- The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court ... [News Source]

Former Wrightsville Beach employee files discrimination lawsuit
Tuesday April 14th 2015, 5:43 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The complaint alleges former utility maintenance mechanic Francois L. Baldwin was subjected to racial slurs by supervisors and coworkers. [News Source]