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Greenville Fire District faces sex harassment lawsuit
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 11:35 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A probationary firefighter was fired after complaining about a campaign of sexual harassment intended to drive him out of the department, according to a lawsuit filed this month. [News Source]

Arizona couple living near polygamous sect sues for discrimination
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 10:13 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

By Jennifer Dobner SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - An Arizona jury heard opening arguments on Wednesday that a married couple was denied municipal water services because they were not members of a polygamous church that dominates their community on the Utah-Arizona border. Ron and Jinjer Cooke filed a federal lawsuit against the twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, in 2010 ... [News Source]

Recall, Blood Clot Study, Prompt Thoratec Class Action Lawsuit
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 7:39 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

After designation of a Class I recall over the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device, a Thoratec shareholder just brought a lawsuit and is seeking class action status. The HeartMate II is a heart device in the medical device category … Continue reading → [News Source]

Morgantown Event Center Prize Fight Judge Accused of Sexual Harassment
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 4:56 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

A waitress at the event center claims she was harassed by Gary Walden, who was hired to judge fights organized by Simons Promotions. [News Source]

‘Ski buddy’ off the hook in lawsuit over death in B.C. heli-skiing accident
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 4:25 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

In a decision with potential implications for anyone involved in back-country skiing or other risky sport, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has tossed out a lawsuit against a British ski tourist by the widow of an American killed in a … Continue reading → [News Source]

Investor drops suit against Bob Evans Farms
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 4:23 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

An activist shareholder plans to drop its lawsuit against Bob Evans Farms a day after the New Albany company abruptly reversed corporate rules that were considered unfriendly to shareholders. New York-based hedge fund Sandell Asset Management said yesterday it is pleased that Bob Evans directors restored bylaws changes approved by shareholders in 2011 that make it easier for shareholders to ... [News Source]

Journalist Laura Robinson sues John Furlong
Wednesday January 29th 2014, 4:09 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

News Features » Freelance writer Laura Robinson has filed a notice of civil claim against the former Vanoc CEO, alleging that he libelled her in six public statements. Journalist Laura Robinson sues John Furlong [News Source]