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Halifax environmental group files lawsuit against federal government
Monday January 20th 2014, 10:29 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and B.C-based Living Oceans Society have filed a lawsuit against the Environment Minister, Health Minister and AquaBounty Canada Inc. over genetically modified salmon. [News Source]

Ex-police officer sues Nazareth Police Department for discrimination
Monday January 20th 2014, 8:35 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Connie McGinniss, a former Nazareth and Telford police officer, has filed a lawsuit against both boroughs based on claims that she was held to higher standards than her male counterparts at the gun range. According to the lawsuit, McGinniss, of Bucks County, was subjected to shooting standards inconsistent with NRA standards. McGinniss was paid $17 an hour, whereas males were paid $21 an hour ... [News Source]

Teen Hurt in Parasailing Accident Files Lawsuit
Monday January 20th 2014, 7:53 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

An update on that horrific parasailing accident at Panama City Beach July 2013. [News Source]

Laws lacking in workplace bullying
Monday January 20th 2014, 7:36 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Sexual discrimination in the workplace is against the law; bullying is not — for now. [News Source]

2 dead in Omaha industrial accident
Monday January 20th 2014, 6:28 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

An industrial accident in Nebraska claimed the lives of two people Monday. [News Source]

Emmaus woman sues Bethlehem police for accident
Monday January 20th 2014, 4:50 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

An Emmaus woman is suing a Bethlehem police officer, the police department and the city for more than $50,000 in Lehigh County Court. The lawsuit stems from an early morning September traffic accident in the city. At 2:23 a.m. Sept. 15, Amber Krasley was driving her 2004 Nissan Xterra west on West Third Street in Bethlehem.  She was approaching the intersection with Broadhead Avenue and had a ... [News Source]

Paterson school district pays $275K in lawsuit by fired Cabinet member
Monday January 20th 2014, 1:45 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

In a confidential agreement, Paterson Public Schools agreed to pay $275,000 to settle a discrimination lawsuit filed by the district’s former facilities director, Michael Maglio. [News Source]