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A woman claims Corinthian Colleges dba Ashmead College illegally accepted a sex offender into its massage therapy program, providing him the opportunity to sexually assault her during a "complimentary" massage, in King County Court, Seattle.

In separate complaints, 32 plaintiffs demand $5 million apiece from Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC fka Garlock Inc., claiming they got asbestosis and other lung diseases from workplace exposure to insulation, cement and other products. They also sue Owens-Illinois Inc., General Electric Co., Rapid American Corp., and Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., in St. Paul Federal Court.

Big Brothers and Sisters of Summit and Medina Counties and Big Brothers and Sisters of America allowed their volunteer Richard Mansfield to sexually molest a boy for seven years, the boy's mother claims in Summit County Court, Akron.

Ralph Wiese, a minister for co-defendant The Salvation Army, sexually assaulted a boy on a trip to a "Bible Bowl" competition, and afterward, the boy claims in King County Court, Seattle.

A Boeing-Vertiol helicopter crashed because of defendants' defective speed-trim actuator, Columbia Helicopters claims in a complaint in B.C. Supreme Court, Vancouver, against Honeywell International, Newark Electronics Corp., Newark Corp., C&K Components, and ITT Corp.

The Estate of Larry Demond Johnsonclaims that if The Kroger Co. had not negligently hired co-defendant Raymall Rivers, and failed to warn Johnson of Rivers' history of violence, Rivers would not have shot Johnson to death after an argument, in Jefferson County Court, Louisville.

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