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As environmental debate rages over fracking, people in western Pennsylvania express dread
Saturday May 17th 2014, 11:36 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Is fracking a health and environmental hazard? The dread is real, but scientists say the truth is more complex – and murky [News Source]

N. Korea Reports 'Serious' Construction Accident
Saturday May 17th 2014, 10:55 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency is reporting a 'serious' accident this past week at a construction site in Pyongyang, with 'casualties' but no death toll mentioned. [News Source]

Family sues BART over worker death
Saturday May 17th 2014, 5:16 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Family members of one of two track workers struck and killed by a BART train in an accident last October have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the embattled transit agency. Two daughters of Laurence Daniels say in the suit filed Friday in Alameda County Superior Court that a Bay Area Rapid Transit train was driven by "an inexperienced and not properly trained operator-in-training," the San ... [News Source]

Family files wrongful-death lawsuit against Bay Area Rapid Transit over death of track worker
Saturday May 17th 2014, 5:02 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

OAKLAND, Calif. - Family members of one of two track workers struck and killed by a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the embattled transit agency. [News Source]

Family Sues California Rail Line Over Worker Death
Saturday May 17th 2014, 4:25 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Family files wrongful-death lawsuit against Bay Area Rapid Transit over death of track worker [News Source]

Teacher sues over sexual harassment: ‘Up-skirt’ photos alleged at Serra High School last year, students expelled
Saturday May 17th 2014, 8:18 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Police reports from last year show an apparent pattern of sexual harassment by students at a Catholic all-boys high school in San Mateo, prompting a teacher to file a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday alleging students took inappropriate “up-skirt” photos of her and other female teachers. [News Source]

Fight for 'Alcatraz of Caribbean' in Puerto Rico
Saturday May 17th 2014, 12:04 am Filed under Asbestos lawsuit

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The fortress-like facade of the Oso Blanco prison looms over a gritty neighborhood in the Puerto Rican capital, and even larger in the imagination of many on the island. [News Source]