Enter words or terms for which to search:Case number prefix indicates year. "A" = 2006, "B" = 2007, "C" = 2008, "D" = 2009
Woman sues after being fired for not bathing combative residents.
Lucinda Shoemaker, of Ohio, is filing suit against Highland House, alleging she was fired for objecting to bathing two residents of the nursing home where she worked. She claimed she would have bathed them despite her objections, but was fired first. Price: $10
Duke Energy sued for operating coal-fired generating plant without emission controls.
The Sierra Club is filing suit against Indiana-based Duke Energy Indiana, Cinergy, and PSI Energy, alleging defendants have violated the Clean Air Act and other environmental regulations by modifying and operating coal-fired and oil-fired electric generating facilities in Indiana, without applying for best available control technology permits or installing emission control devices. Price: $10
Passenger sues after being hit by bullet fired at tractor trailer.
Charles McCallister is filing suit against Marten Transport and Alton Spight, after he was shot by Spight. The suit alleges McCallister was a passenger in a tractor trailer operated by Roy Rhea on I-30 in Hot Spring County, Arkansas. Defendant Spight, a Marten employee, fired two shots at Rhea's truck as it passed him. Plaintiff was struck by one of the bullets fired. Price: $10
Duke Energy Carolinas sued for failing to use emission control devices at coal-fired power plant.
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Environmental Defense Fund, National Park Conservation, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club, are filing suit against Duke Energy Carolinas, alleging defendant's coal-fired power plant in Rutherford, North Carolina, violates the Clean Air Act, by operating without Maximum Achievable Control Technology, to limit mercury and other pollutants emitted as by products of the coal-fired generating process. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by employee who claims she was fired for reporting on the job injury.
Amanda Smith, of Kansas, is filing suit against Wal-Mart, alleging she was fired after reporting an on the job injury. Price: $10
Family Dollar sued by employee who was fired after being injured twice.
Robert Paine, of Illinois, is filing suit against Family Dollar, alleging he was fired after being injured twice while at work. Price: $10
Woman says her firing was based on her pregnancy.
Yessenia De Jesus, of Puerto Rico, is filing suit against SP Fabricators, alleging she was fired from her job after informing her employer that she was pregnant. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by shopper who was fired after being injured on the job.
Elizabeth Gates, of Utah, is filing suit against Wal-Mart, alleging she was fired after reporting a work-related injury. Price: $10
National-Standard sued for firing man who reported on-the-job injury.
Chad Holstrom, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against National-Standard Company, alleging he was fired for reporting an on the-job-injury. Price: $10
Corrections Corporation of America sued by woman who alleges she was fired for reporting injury.
Krystal Greenlee, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Corrections Corporation of America, alleging she was fired after reporting an on the job injury. Price: $10
Parsons Transportation sued by woman who was fired for verifying employment of another worker
Marbella Guerrero, of Florida, is filing suit against Parsons Transportation, alleging she was fired with no evidence and then slandered by her ex-company. Price: $10
UPS sued by man who claims he was fired for being injured on the job.
Matthew Jackson, of Illinois, is filing suit against United Parcel Service, alleging he was improperly fired for being a MIE, a most injured employee. Price: $10
Man claims firing was due to his work related injuries, not performance.
Doyle McDaniel, of Tennessee, is filing suit against Atlantic Engineering Group, alleging he was fired for reporting several work-related injuries. Price: $10
Woman claims termination due to on-the-job injury.
Mary Pickering, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Wild Oats Markets, alleging she was fired due to absence arising from an on-the-job injury she suffered. Price: $10
Man claims he was accused of saying BMW had gas chamber in factory.
Jeffrey Burleson, of South Carolina, is filing suit against BMW Manufacturing, alleging he was fired after being falsely accused of saying that BMW had built a gas chamber in their plant. Price: $10
Exide sued for firing man who was injured and asked if he could file for worker's comp.
Billy Wallen, of Tennessee, is filing suit against Exide Technologies, alleging he was fired for not following safety procedures following an accident, which was a bogus claim. Price: $10
Woman sues after being terminated for bogus reasons.
Tammy Couch, of Kentucky, is filing suit against American Woodmark, alleging she was fired from her job for a bogus reason. She claimed that she was never interviewed or given normal due process. Price: $10
Metal Fusion sues over infringement of gas-fired outdoor cooking systems.
Metal Fusion, of Louisiana, is filing suit against Test-Rite Products, alleging infringement of their patent for gas fired outdoor cooking systems. Price: $10
Man sues Las Vegas Valley Water District for alleged beating in elevator by security guards.
Miles Hoffman, of Nevada, is filing suit against Las Vegas Valley Water District, alleging he was beaten in an elevator by employees of LVVWD after he was fired. Price: $10
Man claims he was fired for reporting drug use on ship.
Dave Robinson, of Illinois, is filing suit against Alter Barge Line, alleging he was fired for reporting drug use aboard a ship on which he was working. Price: $10
Dietrich Industries sued by man who claims he was fired for whistle-blowing.
Joshua Howard, of Ohio, is filing suit against Dietrich Industries, alleging he was fired in retaliation for his whistle blowing to OSHA regarding safety violations. Price: $10
Concord Steel sued by ex-worker who claims he was fired for reporting illegal alien workers.
Terrance Meehan, of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against Concord Steel, alleging he was fired from his job because he complained that there were illegal Mexican aliens working in the factory. Price: $10
Capital One sued for firing woman unjustly after her till was short $60.
Mary Lowe, of Louisiana, is filing suit against Capital One National Association, alleging she was unjustly fired for falsifying her activities while balancing the bank's ATM. Price: $10
Kirkland's sued by ex-employee who was sexually harassed by manager.
Lori Roames, of Nevada, is filing suit against Kirkland's Stores, alleging she was sexually harassed by her manager and a co-employee. When they were fired, she felt retaliation from other co-workers. Price: $10
Marriott sued by worker who claims his newly born baby's health problems required a leave of absense.
Peter DeVito, of New Jersey, is filing suit against Courtyard by Marriott, alleging he was fired for irregular work attendance due to the birth of his baby, who had severe complications. Price: $10
Omaha Paper Sotck sued for firing driver who refused to drive unsafe, illegal truck.
Thomas Dewalt, of Missouri, is filing suit against Omaha Paper Stock, alleging he was fired for refusing to perform an illegal act, namely drive an unsafe, unregistered truck. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by man who claims he was fired for being on Megan's law website.
James Donaleski, of California, is filing suit against Wal-Mart, alleging he was fired from Wal-Mart when it was determined he was posted on the Megan's Law website. Price: $10
U.S. Bank sued for lying about woman's job termination.
Santrysa Jackson, of Minnesota, is filing suit against U.S. Bank, alleging she was fired from her job at the bank but the reasons given were false and damaged her reputation. Price: $10
Nurse fired for reporting incorrect narcotic report to supervisor.
Lisa Parker, of North Carolina, is filing suit against SSC Goldsboro Operating Company, alleging she was fired when she objected to passing out narcotics that had been signed out a full three hours before they were to be administered. Price: $10
Wilcohess sued for having fired employee falsely arrested.
Waikiki Alston, of South Carolina, is filing suit against Wilcohess, alleging she was arrested for grand larceny after being fired from her job. Her arrest was rough and she was held for a number of hours and had to bond out. Price: $10
Regis sued by stylist who claims he was falsely accused of sexually harassing fellow stylists.
Ruben Ortega, of Minnesota, is filing suit against Regis Corporation, alleging he was fired for sexual harassment which actually did not occur. It was retaliation for his reporting unethical business practices of the other stylists. Price: $10
Hawker Beechcraft sued after sharing confidential information about her failed drug test.
Kim Pelaez, of Florida, is filing suit against Hawker Beechcraft, alleging she was fired from her job due to an inaccurate drug test, which she supposedly failed. The results were then shared with her ex-husband and ex-fellow employees. Price: $10
Gas-fired humidifier's patent infringed.
Axair Nortec is filing suit against Armstrong International for patent infringement of Nortec's gas-fired humidifier for commercial HVAC systems. Price: $10
NY Post writer says he was told what to think and say by his boss, before he was fired.
Jared Stern, of Florida, is filing suit against New York Post, alleging he was fired and humiliated by the Post when it published unsubstantiated allegations about him. Price: $10
Man claims employer fired him for reporting on the job injury, after they asked him to lie.
Orlando Upshaw, of Louisiana, is filing suit against ISI Specialists, alleging he was fired for reporting an on the job injury, despite being offered a better deal by his employers if he lied about the injury. Price: $10
Woman sues Home Depot after she's fired for filing worker's comp claim.
Kansas resident Lori Strasser is suing the Home Depot USA, for wrongful termination after she was fired for unethical conduct when she filed a worker's compensation claim for a disc herniation injury. Price: $10
Woman claims she was fired for attending jury duty pool.
Nelly Torrenz-Cirino, of Puerto Rico, is filing suit against Special Care Pharmacy Services, alleging she was fired for attending 5 separate juror pool appointments, although she was chosen for none of them. Price: $10
Nissan sued by man who was fired for checking his blood sugar and passing gas.
Jeremy Crown, of Mississippi, is filing suit against Nissan North America, alleging he was fired because he was forced to check his blood sugar frequently, making him leave the production line. Price: $10
Man claims firing was retaliation for workers comp claim.
John Bresnahan, of Illinois, is filing suit against Schwerman Trucking Company, alleging he was fired after filing a workers compensation claim due to injuries suffered on the job. Price: $10
Worker claims firing was not for poor performance but filing workers comp claim.
Rocky Gooden, of Illinois, is filing suit against Dave Welch and the American Coal Company, alleging he was fired for filing a workers compensation claim. Price: $10
Worker claims he was fired for filing workers comp claim.
Joel Damann, of Oklahoma, is filing suit against Doane Pet Care Co., alleging he was fired for filing a valid workers compensation claim for job-related injuries. Price: $10
Ex-employee sued for making defamatory claims of illegal activity by Lehman-Roberts.
Lehman-Roberts Company, of Mississippi, is filing suit against Morris Lansdale, alleging Lansdale claimed he was fired for refusing to participate in illegal activities. Price: $10
Humana sued for wrongfully terminating employee.
Montana resident Robert Koostra is filing suit against Humana, alleging defendant fired Koostra without reason after he had completed the probationary employment period. Price: $10
American Coal sued by man who claims he was fired for filing worker's comp claim.
Darrell Palmer, of Illinois, is filing suit against American Coal Company, alleging he was fired for filing worker's compensation claims for two injuries he suffered on the job. Price: $10
Petco sued by man who was injured in forklift accident and filed worker's comp claim.
Steven Smith, of Illinois, is filing suit against Petco Animal Supplies, alleging he was fired for filing a worker's compensation claim after a forklift accident. Price: $10
Woman claims she was fired for pursuing unpaid commissions.
Stacie Craft, of South Carolina, is filing suit against City Electric Supply, Scott Miller, Jim Lawson, and Pascal Van Nienwenhove, alleging she was fired for pursuing accounting irregularities in her commissions. Price: $10
Woman dies from disgruntled ex-employee's shooting spree.
Joko Winarto, as personal representative of the estate of Martha Winarto, is filing suit against International Paper Company alleging she was shot by a disgruntled employee who had just been fired. Price: $10
Worker fired after co-worker claims to be uncomfortable with her in the building.
Colorado resident Aimee Gut is filing suit against Patricia Anderson and G&B Solutions, alleging she was used to set up a new office for G&B. After establishing the new office, she was fired on the basis of a personal feud with a co-worker. Price: $10
Suit claims woman's firing was due to her age.
Vivian Conn is filing suit against Robert Baker and Waste Management, et al., alleging she was fired from her job so the supervisor could replace her with a younger person. She was allegedly laid off, but this was a ruse, says the suit Price: $10
Employee sues after being fired for prolonged absence.
Jerrilynn Tiso, of Connecticut, is filing suit against MCCA, Inc., alleging MCCA fired her for prolonged absence despite letters from her doctor stating she was physically unable to return to work. Price: $10
Royal Caribbean sued for firing Captain of ship.
Svein Steinmoen is filing suit against Royal Caribbean Cruises, of Florida, alleging he was improperly fired from his job as Captain of the vessel Grandeur of the Seas. The firing violated the terms of his contract and defendantts own rules of conduct Price: $10
Pilgrim's Pride sued by man who claimed his Crohn's Disease meds caused false positive for pot.
Ronnie Rogers, of Kentucky, is filing suit against Pilgrim's Pride, alleging he was fired after testing positive for THC, an ingredient in marijuana, although his medication for Crohn's disease could cause a false positive test. Price: $10
Man sues rental agency for false firing over theft.
Texas resident Dewayne Armstrong Aaron Rents, dba Aaron's Sales and Lease Ownership, alleging he was fired for stealing items that were missing from the rental company's inventory when he began working there. Price: $10
Protection order prevents man from returning to work at NBC.
Phillip Miller, of Colorado, is filing suit against Patricia Hallisey and James Hartmann, alleging he was unjustly terminated and legally prevented from returning to work at NBC. Arbitration later decided that he had been unjustly fired. Price: $10
Philips Medical System sued for firing woman who was told to take time off by her doctor.
Trina Baynes, of Georgia, is filing suit against Philips Medical Systems, alleging she was fired for abandoning her job when in reality she was told to stop working by her doctors, as her medical condition was being worsened by the stress. Price: $10
Man forced to resign foreman job in shame, sues J.D. Dunn Construction.
Clarence Aitken, of Missouri, is filing suit against J.E. Dunn Construction, Choctaw Erectors, and Cives Corporation, alleging he was fired for poor performance on the job, but the true reason was that the company needed a scapegoat so they could reschedule the project more favorably. Price: $10
Ex-employees sued for making woman's life "a nightmare."
Utah resident Ruth Anderson is filing suit against McChesney and Barbara McChesney, alleging the McChesneys have harassed Anderson since they were fired for not showing up to the job. Price: $10
Delano School District sued for terminating employee who reported student discrimination.
Allen Lutz, of California, is filing suit against Delano Union School District, Ronald Garcia, Joseph Hunter, et al., alleging he was fired for reporting that the Delano schools discriminated against minority students. Price: $10
Age discrimination alleged in suit against public library.
Virginia Schadt, of Maryland, is filing suit against Charles County Public Library, Emily Ferren, Diane Johnson and Jessica Austin, alleging she was falsely accused of sexual harassment and was subsequently fired from her job. She alleges this was due to age discrimination. Price: $10
Woman sues after department head mounts campaign to discredit her wrkers' comp claim.
Samantha Dismore, of Kentucky, is filing suit against Walgreen, alleging she was fired after being accused of filing a false workers' compensation claim. Her department head sent several emails to fellow employees claiming her injury was fake. Price: $10
Doctor sues after being fired for being drunk.
Pennsylvania resident Ralph DDSilva, M.D. is filing suit against Dr. Palecanda Chengappa, M.D., Dr. Nirmala Chengappa, M.D., and Dr. Elip Sonel, M.D., alleging he was fired for being drunk on the job, when he was not intoxicated. He had been accused of being drunk before. Price: $10
L.B. White says their patent for atmospheric gas burner regulation device being infringed.
L.B. White Co., is filing suit against Minnesota, is filing suit against Hog Slat and Gas fired Products, alleging infringement of their patent for a regulation device for atmospheric gas burners for heating appliances. Price: $10
Saks sued by associate who claims she was fired for participating in second party resale scheme recommended by her boss.
Alesha Gerner, of Ohio, is filing suit against Saks Fifth Avenue, alleging she was fired for participating in a scheme to divert sales of fragrances to a second party for sales to a third party, for their resale. Price: $10
Siemens sued by ex-employee who claims he was harassed until being fired for complaining about it.
Thomas Carter, of Illinois, is filing suit against Siemens Business Services, Debra Barnett, Bruce York and Don Olney, alleging he was harassed and eventually fired after he filed harassment charges against his supervisor. He was alleged to have said that he wanted to kill his boss. Price: $10
Mr. Heater says his patents are being infringed.
Ohio-based Mr. Heater is filing suit against Pro-Com Home Products and Nanjing Pro-Com Electric Appliances, alleging Pro-Com's industrial and commercial radiant heaters infringe on Mr. Heater's gas-fired portable infrared heater. Price: $10
Home Depot sued by African-American supervisor terminated by racist store manager.
Sahr Fomba is filing suit against The Home Depot, USA for wrongful discharge and termination, alleging he was fired after thirteen-years of employment based on several fabricated write ups, that were part of the new store manager's campaign against African-American and foreign-born employees. Price: $10
ADP Total Source sued by woman who claimed she was sexually harassed repeatedly by her boss while at work.
Laura Esquivel, of Michigan, is filing suit against Windsor Machine & Stamping, Andrew Pinard and ADP Total Source, alleging she was fired for complaining about sexually harassing actions by her supervisor, including simulating sexual acts with a dildo and blow-up doll. Price: $10
Millions of gallons of polluted water discharged into Conemaugh River every day, says suit.
PennEnvironment is filing suit against Reliant Energy, et al., alleging Reliantts Conemaugh coal-fired generating station violates the CWA by discharging 3.5 million gallons of contaminated waste water, containing metals and toxic pollutants, each day into the Conemaugh River. Price: $10
Employee says she was fired for filing worker's comp claim.
Virginia Miller, of North Carolina, is filing suit against Concentra Integrated Services and Concentra Managed Care, alleging she was fired for filing a worker's comp claim for injuries suffered in a fall while on the job. Price: $10
Woman suffers torn cornea after being hit by water shits shot at her by employees of roller coaster.
Nancy Peterson and Eric Peterson, of Pennsylvania, are filing suit against Cedar fair, dba Dorney Park, alleging Nancy's eye was re-injured when she was hit by a forceful stream of water fired at her as she was atop a roller coaster. Price: $10
Christian musician says website is full of lies.
Carman Licciardello, of Florida, is filing suit against Rendy Lovelady, alleging Lovelady is using Carman's likeness and false words on his website despite his being fired by Carman as a music manager. Price: $10
Man dies when coal fired boiler explodes next to him.
Terry Jarvis, as personal representative of the estate of Thomas Jarvis, Sr., is filing suit against GE Betz and Combustion Service & Equipment Company, alleging Thomas died as a result of a coal fired boiler explosion. Price: $10
Tyco sued for firing employee who filed workers compensation claim.
Darryl Robinson, a resident of South Carolina, is filing suit against Tyco, alleging Tyco fired Robinson after he filed a workers compensation claim for lower back injuries suffered while working for defendant. Price: $10
Man fired from Fire Department for reporting preferential treatment of female employee.
Jeff Cowan and Luzerna Cowan, of Washington, are filing suit against Kitsap County Fire District 18, alleging Jeff was harassed and fired after he began reporting preferential treatment of a new Public Information Officer. Price: $10
Woman claims she was fired so CEO could advance secret agenda.
Marian Baumann, of Illinois, is filing suit against Charles Lord, alleging she was fired for no good reason due to Lord's secret agenda to move the national headquarters of Commanderie to the east coast, nearer to Lord's New Jersey home. Price: $10
Penney sued for replacing older workers with young workers.
Carlos Gonzalez Fiuero, Elsa Mendez, Carlos Bermudez, and Karla Bermudez, of Puerto Rico, are filing suit against J.C. Penney, alleging Carlos was fired as part of a campaign to replace older managers with younger ones. Price: $10
Allied Waste sued by worked terminated for filing for workers' comp.
Stephen Scott McDowell, a resident of Tennessee, is filing suit against Allied Waste Services of Chattanooga alleging McDowell was fired by Allied in retaliation to filing a workers' compensation claim. Price: $10
Coal-fired power plant being operating unlawfully, says Sierra Club.
The Sierra Club is filing suit against Iowa corporation The MidAmerican Energy Company for declaratory and injunctive relief against defendantts Council Bluffs Energy Center, a coal-fired power plant that has been unlawfully operating without a Prevention of Significant Deterioration Construction Permit. Price: $10
Ex-employee claims investigation that led to his firing was biased.
William Richardson is filing suit against Selective Insurance Group and Selective Insurance Company of America, alleging defendants fired him from his position as manager of a branch office in Maryland after conducting an unfair and biased investigation into alleged inappropriate behavior. Price: $10
Suit claims US EPA failed to make a decision.
The State of New Jersey and the New Jersey EPA are filing suit against the U.S. EPA and Stephen Johnson, administrator, alleging the U.S. EPA has failed to make a decision regarding the NJ EPA's Title V petition objecting to the issuance of an operating permit by the Pennsylvania EPA for Reliant Energy Mid-Atlantic Power Holdings' coal-fired Portland Generating Station. Price: $10
Salt River Project sued for operating two coal-fired power plants in Arizona without required controls.
The United States of America is filing suit against The Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, alleging defendant operates two coal-fired power plants in Arizona, without best available controls to prevent nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, and particulate matter emissions. Price: $10
Employee sues after being fired for releasing names of criminals.
Jennifer Bandurchin is suing Staples The Office Superstore East for wrongful termination, after Bandurchin was fired for violating the employee non-disclosure agreement when she exposed the names of shippers of stolen electronics to Maryland police. The shippers mailed between 150 to 200 packages a week, some weighing about 50 pounds. Price: $10
Maurell Products sued for refusing to pay former sale rep commission.
Keith Kobe, a resident of South Carolina, is filing suit against Maurell Products, et al., alleging Kobe was fired without warning, from his position as a sales representative selling Crest Pontoon boast. The suit alleges plaintiff didn't receive commission for orders he placed the month before his termination. Price: $10
Intoxicated woman shot boy in eye with paintball, alleges lawsuit.
Pennsylvania resident, Daniel Uszaki is suing Phelps School, a private day and boarding school for boys, and Michael and Susan Postus, seeking damages for injuries sustained to plaintiff when he was shot in the eye by a paintball gun fired by Susan Postus while she was under the influence of intoxicants. Price: $10
Fish and Wildlife Service sued for failing to designate habitat for endangered buckwheat.
The Center for Native Ecosystems is filing suit against Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, alleging defendant has failed to respond to a petition filed by plaintiff to amen-fired critical habitat for the endangered wild buckwheat, eriogonum pelinophilum, which only exists in a very limited area of Western Colorado. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by pharmacy worker accused of stealing medications.
David Walsh, a resident of Texas, is filing suit against Wal-Mart Stores for fraud, libel, slander, and other claims, alleging Walsh was fired by RPh on the Go, a pharmacy staffing agency, base on false accusations that Wal-Mart made, claiming they had a video of Walsh stealing medications. Price: $10
Electronic Data Systems sued for terminating employees in retaliation to reporting rehiring practices of undocumented workers.
Iowa residents Cindy Tiengkham and Marisela Gonzalez are filing suit against Electronic Data System Corporation, alleging they were terminated after reporting that defendant fired illegal aliens without documents and then rehired them using different names. The suit also claims that the plaintiffs were paid less than their non-Hispanic counterparts in the production/assembly line lead. Price: $10
Lady truck driver says she was falsely accused of stealing a truck by Perdue.
Shelly Dickerson, of Illinois, is filing suit against James Perdue, alleging she was fired from her job as a truck driver for Perdue when she called in sick. She was subsequently accused of stealing a truck, making illegal runs, and when she was hired by a new company, Perdue contacted them and told them she had stolen their truck. Price: $10
USA sued by reservation resident shot by stray police bullet that entered the wall of his home.
Roy Anderson, a resident of the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging he was shot in the shoulder by a bullet that entered the wall of his home, fired by a Red Lake police officer. The officers were firing at two other residents of plaintifffs home that were fleeing from a traffic stop due to warrants. Price: $10
Sierra Club says permits issued to Wellington Development for waste-coal power plant are no longer valid.
The Sierra Club and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, et al., are filing suit against Wellington Development-WVDT, LLC., alleging defendants have violated the Clean Air Act Prevention of Significant Deterioration and National Ambient Air Quality Standards regulations by failing to commence construction within 18-months of approval to build the 525-megawatt waste-coal-fired power plant in Nemacolin, Pennsylvania. Price: $10
Professor alleges he was fired for not condoning lewd comments by department chair.
Thomas Attard is filing suit against New Hampshire resident Jean Benoit, Chairman of the Department of Civil Engineering and the University of New Hampshire for wrongful termination and representation, alleging he was fired from his tenured position as an assistant professor in retaliation for disagreements and refusing to condone Benoit's sexual and lewd comments about female students. Price: $10
New Jersey sues Reliant coal-fired power plant for failing to use best-available emission control devices.
The State of New Jersey is filing suit against Reliant Energy Mid-Atlantic Power, et al., alleging Reliant's coal-fired generating plant in Pennsylvania directly across from the New Jersey border, fails to use the best available control technology and emits excessive quantities of particulate matter, sulfur dioxide, nitrogen dioxide, and other pollutants. Price: $10
Trade association sued by financial consultant terminated due to accusations of criminal conduct. .
Parul Jain, P.h.D., is filing suit against New York corporation Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, et al., Jain was fired from her position with Standard & Poors, due to false and defamatory letters authored by defendant's employees, accusing plaintiff of criminal conduct, after she asked defendant's employees to cease contacting her. Price: $10
Perez Hilton sued for revealing full name and work email of blog commenter.
Ohio residents Diane and Joel Wargo are filing suit against Mario Lavandeira, dba, Perez Hilton, et al., for fraud, negligence, and other claims, alleging plaintiff Diane was fired from her job due to threats, harassment, and spam, directed at plaintiff and her employer, because defendant published her full name and work email address in an "email of the day" post on his celebrity gossip blog. Price: $10
SunTrust Bank sued by former branch manager fired for depositing bad check.
Rinata Jordan, a Tennessee resident, is filing suit against SunTrust Bank for defamation, alleging Jordan was fired for allegedly not following bank procedures when depositing a corporate check for over $10,000, which bounced. The suit alleges bank employees called Jordan's prospective employers and business associates falsely stating that she was under a federal investigation and they should not hire her. Price: $10
Suit claims ex-employer stole invention.
Georgia resident Randall Carter is filing suit against ALK Holdings Inc. dba Acme Security, Michael Hassebrock and John Doe. The suit alleges that during his course of employment, plaintiff created an invention that was unwanted by the defendant until a bank showed interest. At that time, defendant filed a provisional patent application, and subsequently fired plaintiff and stole the patent. Price: $10
Nevada Power sued for violating Title V pollutant limits.
The United States of America and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection are filing suit against The Nevada Power Company for injunctive relief and civil penalties for violating Title V limits for visible air pollutants, sulfur, and sulfur dioxide emissions. Nevada Power operates a four-unit coal-fired electric generating facility in Moapa, Nevada. Price: $10
Portland General Electric sued for Clean Air Act violations at coal-fired generating plant.
The Sierra Club, Northwest Environmental Defense Center, and Friends of the Columbia Gorge, et al., are filing suit against Portland General Electric for violations of the Clean Air Act, alleging defendant's coal-fired generating plant is the largest source of Carbon Dioxide in Oregon, releasing excessive amounts of pollutants that cause acid rain, which damages the ecosystem and Native American Petroglyphs in the Columbia Gorge. Price: $10
Law firm sued by worker terminated by Union Pacific after lawsuit.
Javier Galvan, a resident of Texas, is filing suit against Rathmann & O'Brien, et al., alleging Galvan was fired by Union Pacific after defendants initiated a lawsuit against plaintiff's employer related to his exposure at a derailment site. The suit alleges Union Pacific filed a disciplinary notion against plaintiff, claiming he had not failed to timely injury report. Price: $10
Shippingport residents sue FirstEnegy for emitting carcinogens and hazardous waste from coal-fired generating plant.
Robert and Carol Price and residents of Pennsylvania, et al., are filing suit against FirstEnergy Generation Corporation, alleging defendants' coal-fired Bruce Mansfield Power plant in Shippingport, PA, which operates without best available technology, is discharging extremely toxic arsenic-containing white rain and sooty, black rain, containing heavy metals and hazardous substances, linked to organ damage, heart irregularities, respiratory illness, and birth defects. Price: $10
Wife sues after husband shot while hunting turkeys by illegal alien.
Charlotte Garrett is filing suit against Land West Ventures, d/b/a, Bear Wallow Ranch, and Mexico resident Oscar DeLaCruz, for the wrongful death of plaintiff's husband Jeffrey Garrett who was shot by DeLaCruz, a Mexican National illegally within the U.S. Garrett was turkey hunting when he was shot by DeLaCruz who fired the .22 calibre rifle, his employer supplied him, blindly into dense bushes where Garrett was waiting. Price: $10
Marathon Oil sued for patenting worker's invention.
Preston Yale is filing suit against Texas-based Marathon Oil and Thomas Smith, alleging defendants patented a baffle and manifold for separating methane gas and liquid, during drilling, which was invented by Yale while employed by Marathon. The suit alleges Yale disclosed his diagrams to Smith, a Marathon engineer, and they installed the system on a Marathon test well, shortly before he was fired after returning from vacation. Price: $10
Driver sues man who shot repeatedly at his truck.
Todd Filter, on behalf of himself and as the guardian of Riley Filter, is filing suit against William Torry Cherp, the man who fired multiple shots at plaintiff's truck with both plaintiffs in it. Todd Filter was driving a semi truck and as he passed Cherp's Yukon, Cherp shot at the plaintiffs and their vehicle. Cherp then pursued the truck, continuously shooting at it. Price: $10
Bexar County Sheriff's Office sued for excessive force and wrongful death.
Ernest Lytle, on behalf of the estate of Heather Lytle, deceased, is filing suit against Bexar County, Texas and The Bexar County Sheriff's Office for excessive force and the wrongful death of decedent, Heather Lytle, who was a backseat passenger of a car fleeing from the scene of an incident with an officer. Decedent was shot and killed by the officer who fired at the car leaving the scene. Price: $10
City of Portland and Portland Police Burea sued for allegedly failing to issue proper evacutation orders prior to gassing home.
Oregon resident Archie Martin Bilyeu is filing suit against the City of Portland, the Portland Police Bureau, Mayor Thomas Potter, Chief Derrick Foxworth, and Brendan McGuire, alleging defendants negligently failed to give the residents of plaintiff's home time to evacuate before undertaking the search operations. The suit alleges defendants negligently fired many tear gas and capsicum gas canisters into the home while the residents were sleeping. Price: $10
Anderson Trucking sued for workerrs compensation retaliation and making defamatory statements to prospective employers.
Dennis Latourrette, a resident of Indiana, is filing suit against Anderson Trucking Service for defamation, workmenns compensation retaliation, and other claims. The suit alleges Latourrette suffered multiple on the job injuries, including falling off of his flat bed truck. Plaintiff finally sought medically attention against defendantts orders. After plaintiff recovered from his injuries defendant ignored his phone calls, but never officially fired him. Defendant also made false and disparaging statements to plaintifffs prospective employers. Price: $10
Man sues Parker-Hanifen after he loses job for being drunk.
Christopher Rennick, a Missouri resident, is filing suit against Parker-Hannifin and Jefferson Products, alleging he was terminated on the pretense of not returning to work after lunch. Just before lunch, Rennick's supervisor accused him of being intoxicated. Rennick went to the hospital for a blood alcohol level test during his lunch break on the advice of his lawyer. Rennick was afraid of being fired in retaliation for reporting Jefferson's illegal by-pass of waste water processing systems and altering of waste water samples to the U.S. EPA. Price: $10
U.S. EPA sued by Navajo Nation power authority for delaying approval of coal-fired power plant permits.
The Desert Rock Energy Company and the Dine Power Authority, a Navajo Nation enterprise, are filing suit against The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Stephen Johnson, administration of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging defendants failed to issue a prevention of significant deterioration permit within a year after plaintiffs submitted the application for the 1500 megawatt coal-fired power plant. The suit alleges the Navajo Nation looses $5 million in direct income every month the project is delayed. Price: $10
Suit alleges continuous mercury release from generating facility.
The Sierra Club and The Wyoming Outdoor Council are filing suit against PacifiCorp, seeking declaratory and injunctive relief and penalties against PacifiCorp for ongoing violations of Title V emission opacity regulations at defendant's Jim Bridger coal-fired generating facility in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The suit alleges the four unit facility has exceeded 80% opacity, more than four times the 20% limit. The facility emits extreme amounts of deadly pollutants, including 440 pounds of mercury per year, enough for 285,000 household thermometers. The amount of mercury in just one thermometer is enough to contaminate all of the fish in a 20-acre lake. Price: $10
Department of Energy sued for approving billion dollar tax credit to build nine coal-fired power plants.
Appalachian Voices and the Canary Coalition are filing suit against Samuel Bodman, Secretary of the Department of Energy and Victor Der, Deputy Secretary For Clean Coal, et al., alleging defendants violated the NEPA and APA by failing to analyze the cumulative environmental impacts of constructing and operating nine coal-fired power plants across the nation, using $1 billion in tax credits. One of the companies who benefited form the tax credits, Duke Energy, is currently flatting peaks in the Appalachians, to fuel one of the new coal power plants in Kentucky. The suit alleges the mining, transportation, incineration, and disposal of the coal used to the power the plants all pose significant threats to the environment. Price: $10
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