Robert McGill, a bailiff, sued Hamilton County in Cincinnati Federal Court, claiming he was fired in retaliation for appearing in a WCPO-TV news report about the Hamilton County Jury Commissioner getting a 14% raise - allegedly in violation of policy - while bailiffs' salaries were capped. See complaint.
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Playwright John Davidson claims The Children's Theatre Co. interfered with contract and slandered title to his play, "Cinderella," by threatening to sue a producer and falsely claiming to own rights to the play, in Hennepin County Court, Minneapolis.
Consumer Class Action
Maytag and Whirlpool Corps. make defective front-loading washing machines and matching dryers, the Maytag MAH 8700 AWW, and Home Depot sells them, a class-action complaint claims in Grand Rapids Federal Court. See complaint.
The Detroit Free Press demands that the City of Detroit produce documents about a settlement involving wrongly terminated police officers, in a FOIA complaint in Detroit Circuit Court.
David C. Farmer and Greenbrier Group sold unregistered securities in a nationwide Ponzi scheme, investors claim in Duval County Court, Fla. See complaint.
Forest Guardians sued Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne for failing to list and designate protected habitat for the threatened or endangered Sacramento Mountains Checkerspot Butterfly, in DC Federal Court.
The U.S. Secretary of Labor sued Local 732, American Postal Workers Union in Dallas Federal Court, to nullify the results of a union election, claiming, among other things, that all candidates were not provided with an electronic mailing list with which to distribute campaign materials.
Danieli Corp. and CH2M Hill Lockwood Greene negligently designed and Charter Steel used a Vacuum Oxygenation Decarburization unit that leaks carbon monoxide and killed Charter Steel employee Troy Tetlak, his widow claims in Cuyahoga County Court, Cleveland.
A woman claims Mentor Corp.'s "Ob Tape" brand transobturator sling eroded her internal body tissue, in Jacksonville Federal Court.
Public Citizen demands that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration order drug makers to warn that fluoroquinolone antibiotics increase risks of tendon injuries, in DC Federal Court.
Black Ridge Mesa Investment Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Salt Lake City, listing $12.1 million in assets and $29.7 million in debts.