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Death of Furious 7's Paul Walker 'due to driver Roger Roda's actions'
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 11:20 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

The car-maker have hit back at a lawsuit against them claiming negligence and poor design caused the 2013 crash that killed Walker, saying the driver, Roger Rodas, caused the accident, not the vehicle. [News Source]

Congressman's son named in hazing-death lawsuit
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 10:58 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Samuel Quillen Carney is shown at Wilmington Friends School on Dec. 10, 2012. Carney, the son of Congressman John Carney, is named in a lawsuit over an alleged hazing incident at Clemson University. [News Source]

Friend of Tucker Hipps: 'Not having answers is painful'
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 10:33 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Friends of Tucker Hipps hope a wrongful death lawsuit filed by his parents will shed some light.  They want to know what really happened the day the Clemson University student fell to his death into Lake Hartwell.  Just one day after the lawsuit was filed, investigators released a statement saying they are stuck. The lawsuit lays out what the family believes happened to Hipps the day he died and ... [News Source]

Feds prevail in pair of environmental lawsuits
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 9:31 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

Federal agencies won a pair of lawsuits filed by the Alliance for the Wild Rockies on Monday. [News Source]

Sex assault songs: Military victims' lawsuit cites offensive 'songbook'
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 9:01 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Victims of sexual assault in the military are pointing to an unofficial Air Force songbook -- which glorifies rape and violence -- to help build the case for prosecuting crimes outside the command structure of the military. [News Source]

Military sex assault lawsuit aims to remove some commanders from overseeing cases
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 8:56 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Sex assault victims filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense in an effort to take commanders with "misogynistic and sexist tendencies" out of legal proceedings for sexual harassment and sexual assault cases. The lawsuit doesn't seek any financial damages, but it does ask the military to ensure that ... [News Source]

Sec. Jewell gives thumbs up to oil leases in Arctic waters
Tuesday March 31st 2015, 8:12 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has validated 2008 oil leases in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, leases which Shell Oil wants to begin drilling this summer using an Arctic drilling fleet with its home port in Seattle. Jewell approved a court-directed revision of an environmental impact statement for the Chukchi Sea leases, which should have been completed before the Bush administration sold leases in ... [News Source]