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Survivors sue German manager over fatal Brazil dam collapse

Oct. 17, 2019 6:08 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Five relatives of people killed in a devastating dam collapse in Brazil are suing a manager of Germany company TUeV Sued that was involved in inspecting the structure. German news site Spiegel Online reported Thursday that criminal complaints were submitted against a manager and a lawyer, as...

Engineer claims he was fired for concerns about subs' hulls

Oct. 16, 2019 9:29 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — The former engineer of a shipbuilding company claims he was fired for raising concerns about the hulls of U.S. Navy attack submarines. The Daily Press in Newport News, Virginia, reported Tuesday that Ari Lawrence is suing Huntington Ingalls Industries in federal court. The...

Family sues over plane crash that killed New Orleans anchor

Oct. 16, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The husband and children of a New Orleans reporter who died in a small plane crash this summer are now suing the plane's owner and engine manufacturer. The New Orleans Advocate/The Times-Picayune reports Glen Boyd and the children filed the lawsuit last week against owner Drug Fighters...

Whistleblower accuses Bismarck clinic of kickback schemes

Oct. 15, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The former CEO of a North Dakota clinic filed a whistleblower lawsuit accusing the facility of participating in kickback schemes that cost the federal government millions of dollars in fraudulent Medicare and Medicaid claims. Jeffrey Neuberger alleges in his lawsuit that doctors from...

Correction: Prisoner-Mental Illness story

Oct. 15, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In a story Oct. 9 about the settlement of a lawsuit brought by the family of a former Michigan prison inmate, The Associated Press, based on information from the Detroit Free Press, reported erroneously that Corizon Health will pay $700,000 to settle the case. That amount will be paid...

Construction companies settle sex harassment suit for $200K

Oct. 11, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A group of construction companies will pay $200,000 to settle allegations that male supervisors and workers in Honolulu subjected a female worker to sexual harassment. A U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit says Southland Contracting, Inc., Mole Constructors, Inc. and...

Mining company wants Idaho tribe's lawsuit put on hold

Oct. 11, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Canadian company hoping to mine for gold in central Idaho wants a lawsuit filed by the Nez Perce Tribe requesting that the site be cleaned up to be put on hold. British Columbia-based Midas Gold said in court documents filed Wednesday that its plan for the area about 40 miles (65...

Former Tyson attorney sues in Iowa for wrongful termination

Oct. 11, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former workers' compensation attorney for a Tyson Foods meatpacking division sued the company for wrongful termination, accusing company officials of making anti-gay slurs, filing false information in workers' compensation cases, and sex and age discrimination. Todd Beresford...

Mountain Valley, Virginia settle environmental lawsuit

Oct. 11, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The company building the Mountain Valley Pipeline has agreed to pay over $2 million and submit to enhanced monitoring to settle a lawsuit brought by Virginia officials that alleged repeated environmental violations. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring's office announced Friday that...

Ex-employee accuses Indiana car dealership of discrimination

Oct. 10, 2019 5:28 PM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A black former sales manager at a Mercedes-Benz dealership in northern Indiana is suing the business, saying he was fired in retaliation for complaining about the owner's repeated use of racist language and his boasts about overcharging African American customers. Jeffrey Turner...