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Lawsuit Filed in Highway 154 Horse Deaths
Friday June 06th 2014, 7:18 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

Two show horses were killed and five more were injured in the March 28 accident. [News Source]

Kern County sues over state high-speed rail plans
Friday June 06th 2014, 7:06 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Kern County officials filed a lawsuit Friday over the state's $68 billion high-speed-rail project, alleging deficiencies in the environmental review of the route from Fresno to Bakersfield, a day after ... [News Source]

Age discrimination case wrongly filed in Kanawha, justices say
Friday June 06th 2014, 6:43 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

By Kate White CHARLESTON, W.Va. - State Supreme Court justices on Friday reversed a lower court's decision and said an age discrimination lawsuit should be moved from Kanawha County to Logan County. Kanawha Circuit Judge Charlie King erred when he denied Thornhill Group's motion to dismiss a lawsuit because it wasn't filed in Logan County - where the alleged discrimination occurred, according to ... [News Source]

Fourth lawsuit filed against Children's Hospital over fungal outbreak
Friday June 06th 2014, 6:18 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of another newborn who died at Children's Hospital six years ago has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Children's Hospital and the laundry that handled its linens. It is the fourth lawsuit against the hospital and laundry involving an... [News Source]

Chevron refinery expansion permitted before environmental review, lawsuit charges
Friday June 06th 2014, 5:53 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Communities for a Better Environment, known for its watchdog efforts around Chevron's Richmond oil refinery, has filed a lawsuit against the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for authorizing a permit to Chevron for a refinery construction project that’s still undergoing environmental review. [News Source]

Jindal signs bill to scuttle levee board oil suit
Friday June 06th 2014, 5:26 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gov. Bobby Jindal signed a bill Friday aimed at killing a Louisiana levee board's environmental lawsuit against 97 oil and gas companies, despite warnings from some legal experts that it could also affect state and local government litigation over the 2010 BP oil spill. Jindal, oil industry executives and their allies in the Legislature decried the suit as a misguided attack ... [News Source]

Rutherford accuser to file new charges in sex harassment case
Friday June 06th 2014, 5:09 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SPRINGFIELD | Lawyers for the man accusing state Treasurer Dan Rutherford of sexual harassment say they'll include new allegations against the Republican from Chenoa when they re-file the lawsuit next week. [News Source]