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Georgia sheriffs sued for tasering 86 pound woman during search of her home.
Susan Hutchins, of Georgia, is filing suit against Walton County, Kevin Little and Joe Chapman, et al., alleging defendants used excessive force while arresting her. Price: $10
Employer sued by man who was injured while lifting heavy metal sheets by himself.
Richard Arnold, a Michigan resident, is filing suit against Luedtke Engineering Company, after he was injured while lifting plates of sheet metal of excessive weight without assistance. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by woman who slipped on water in rest room.
New York resident Amelia Rivas is filing suit against Wal-Mart Stores after she slipped and fell in the women's restroom at defendant's store due to excessive moisture on the floor. Price: $10
Wal-Mart sued by ex-manager who claims his firing was unjust.
Jay Knudson, of Utah, is filing suit against Wal-Mart, alleging he was terminated from his position as manager of a Wal-Mart because there was excessive shrinkage or shoplifting at his store. Price: $10
K-Mart sued by parents of boy who had restroom door slam on him.
A minor, through Missouri residents M. Ross and Kristy Heinricy, is filing suit against K-Mart, alleging plaintifffs hand was jammed in the restroom door when it slammed shut on him with excessive force. Price: $10
USA files suit against Seaboard Foods alleging unlawful discharge of pollutants.
The United States of America is filing suit against Oklahoma corporation Seaboard Foods, for unlawful discharge of excessive amounts of pollutants into US Waters from its Dorman South Sow Farm Site. Price: $10
Energy Nuclear Indian Point sued for exposing worker to radioactive dust.
Kathleen Capalbo, for the estate of Joseph Capalbo, is filing suit against Energy Nuclear Indian Point, alleging he was exposed to excessive radiation during a maintenance task. Price: $10
Man sues City of Chicago over excessive force arrest.
Andre Wilson, of Illinois, is filing suit against City of Chicago, et al., alleging he was falsely arrested by Chicago police who used excessive force during the arrest. Then he claims they concocted false charges. Price: $10
Man sues after losing sight from standing in hot engine room.
Michael McDermott, of New York, is filing suit against Liberty maritime Corporation and Alliance New York, alleging he lost his sight after being exposed to excessive heat in the engine room of vessel. Price: $10
USA sued by woman who slipped on floor of Army bowling ally.
Charlotte Portier, a South Carolina resident, is filing suit against The United States of America, alleging plaintiff slipped and fell due to excessive oil on the floor of the defendant's Century Lanes Bowling Center in Fort Jackson. Price: $10
Flint Group sued by worker hit by forklift in warehouse.
Mario Palos, a resident of Texas, is filing suit against The Flint Group, North America, et al., alleging Palos was walking through defendant's warehouse when he was stuck by a forklift operated at an excessive rate of speed. Price: $10
Woman alleges she was knocked around during arrest.
Nicole Kirk, of Michigan, is filing suit against Joshua Ryan, alleging Ryan used excessive force when arresting Kirk and denied her medical treatment after he injured her. Price: $10
NYC Cops sued for using excessive force in false arrest.
Erickson Jinaut, of New York, is filing suit against City of New York, P.O. Dyal, P.O. Brandon Lipes, et al., alleging illegal search and seizure of Jinaut, with excessive force. Price: $10
New Hartford cop sued for breaking woman's arm while trying to remove her from car.
Maria Tretter, of New York, is filing suit against Town of New Hartford and Shane Yoxall, alleging Yoxall, a policeman, used excessive force when removing Tretter from her car during a traffic stop, resulting in her forearm being broken. Price: $10
Worker sues for injuries received in soft-skin vehicle crash in Iraq.
South Carolina resident Ronald Wood is filing suit against Dyncorp, alleging that while employed by defendant plaintiff suffered injuries while in Iraq. These injuries occurred when a co-worker drove at excessive speeds, swerving in and out of traffic until he lost control of the vehicle. Price: $10
Oily bowling lanes caused fall and fracture, says bowler's suit.
Fariece Altice is suing AMF Bowling Centers seeking compensatory damages for a fractured ankle sustained when she slipped and fell on a bowling alley covered in an excessive amount of lane oil. Altice was the first bowler up in her league practice. Price: $10
Colorite sued for environmental violations at PVC manufacturing plant.
The United States of America is filing suit against Burlington Resins, dba, Colorite Specialty Resins, alleging defendant's polyvinylchloride (PVC) manufacturing plant emits excessive amounts of vinyl chloride, vinyl acetate, and PCBs. Price: $10
Ritz Carlton sued by woman who was hit in the eye by roulette ball thrown by distracted crupier.
Ada Sumber and Edward Sumber, of Puerto Rico, are filing suit against Ritz Carlton San Juan, et al., alleging she was hit in the eye by a roulette ball that flew off the wheel when the croupier used excessive force to spin it. He was watching a boxing match as he ran the wheel. Price: $10
Merit Energy and Shell sued for violations at Michigan natural gas facility.
The United States of America is filing suit against Merit Energy Company and Shell Exploration & Production, alleging defendants' natural gas refining facility in Manistee, Michigan emits excessive amounts of Sulfur Dioxide released as a byproduct of natural gas processing. Price: $10
Woman sues man for running into her on snowboard.
Marla Coleman and George Coleman, of New York, are filing suit against Luke Wallis, alleging Wallis collided with Marla as he was snowboarding down a hill at an excessive rate of speed. Price: $10
Woman sues after being hit by skier on the bunny slope.
Martha OOFlaherty, a Colorado resident, is filing suit against Thomas Ramirez, alleging OOFlaherty suffered a severe femur fracture after she was struck by Ramirez who was traveling at an excessive rate of speed in an area marked Slow Ski at the Keystone Ski Resort. Price: $10
Sausalito-Marin Sanitary District sued for discharging untreated sewage from broken sewer system.
The Northern California River Watch is filing suit against The Sausalito-Marin City Sanitary District for ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act. Alleging defendant's aging and deteriorating sewer system discharges untreated sewage, causing excessive total suspended solids and oxygen demand. Price: $10
Arizona sheriffs sued for shooting man during high-speed chase.
Juan Carlos Saudeco is filing suit against Cpl. Hadfield and Sgt Klock, and officers of the Cochise County, Arizona Sheriff's Office, for excessive force alleging Saudeco was shot several time in the hand, shoulder, and back during a high speed chase on Arizona publish highways. Price: $10
Estate of Ohio couple killed in ambulance sue truck driver who caused second accident.
Barbara Waldron, on behalf of the estates of Roberts Wells and Armelda Wells, deceased, is filing suit against LPI Paving, Excavating & Concrete, fka, Linestone Products, alleging decedents died due to fatal injuries inflicted when the ambulance they were being transported in from the scene of another accident was hit by a semi-truck, operated a excessive speeds. Price: $10
Fayetteville, TN sued by resident arrested and assaulted at accident scene.
Frederick Griffen, a resident of Tennessee, is filing suit against The City of Fayetteville, Tennessee, et al., for excessive force, assault and battery, and wrongful arrest, alleging Griffen was hand cuffed, held at gun point, and sprayed with mace for trying to assist his mother who was involved in an auto accident with a truck. Price: $10
Amtrak sued by garbage truck driver hit by speeding train on dangerous crossing.
John Brown, a resident of Mississippi, is filing suit against National Railroad Passenger Corporation aka, Amtrak, alleging Brown was hit by an Amtrak train, operated at an excessive rate of speed, that failed to sound a whistle at a blind railroad-grade crossing. Price: $10
USA sued by mechanical worker who passed out from hexane fumes.
Terrance Floyd, a resident of Georgia, is filing suit against the United States of America, alleging Floyd slipped and fell due to a slippery mist of oil and hexane gas spewed from a pump in an unventilated mechanical room. The suit alleges Floyd became dizzy and unconscious due to the excessive fumes. Price: $10
Racial profiling alleged in suit against city of Columbus, Ohio.
Mary Rivers, as personal representative of decedent Cameron Straughter is filing suit against the city of Columbus, Ohio, Kenneth Bowers, as a city employee, and John Does, 1,2 and 3. The suit alleges racial profiling and unlawful excessive force in the shooting death of decedent. Price: $10
Sulfuric acid plants made unlawful modifications, says suit.
The United States of America is filing suit against Rhodia, alleging defendantts eight sulfuric acid plants in Indiana, Texas, California, and Louisiana have unlawfully made modifications and reconstructions without obtaining the required permits and without complying with best technology available regulations for controlling excessive sulfur dioxide and acid mist emissions. Price: $10
Driver, insurance company sued by mother whose son died after being struck. By car
Erma Jernigan is suing Missouri resident Justin Barton, Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance and Modern Day Veterans, for vexatious refusal to pay her claims for her son Thomas Corp, Jr.'s wrongful death. Corp, a pedestrian, was struck by Barton, who was negligently operating his vehicle at an excessive rate of speed. Price: $10
NYPD sued for using excessive force during false arrest.
Imane Rebbouh is filing suit against the City of New York and the New York City Police Department, alleging NYPD officers used excessive force and broke down many doors to gain access to Rebbouh's apartment, without a warrant. Rebbouh was assaulted and falsely held for over an hour. Price: $10
Man brutally beaten with batons sues Philadelphia and Police officers.
Bruce Jordan, a resident of Pennsylvania, is filing suit against the City of Philadelphia and Police Officers 1-4 for false arrest, illegal seizure, excessive force, and other claims, alleging Jordan was severely beaten with baton and kicked in the head multiple times after running from police who was attempting to enforce a restraining order. Price: $10
Woman claims General Medicine harassed her into a state of panic.
Jamie Monke, of Illinois, is filing suit against General Medicine, Thomas Prose, M.D., Marilyn Morgan, Rebecca Coccia, Patricia Gottschalk, Scott Sansovich, Tova Seabar, alleging she was abused while employed by GM, including being forced to falsify reports, work excessive hours, being on call excessively, having her work berated, and other insults. Price: $10
Corvettes hits car, knocking it 100 feet.
Delaware residents William Conaway and Roberta Puican are filing suit against Heannen Harrison after the motor vehicle Conaway and Puican were traveling in was struck by Harrison, who was operating a Corvette at an excessive rate of speed. The Plaintiff's vehicle was thrown 100 feet. Price: $10
ServisAir and Shell sued by United Airlines bus driver involved in close-call with fuel truck at OOHare Airport.
Illinois resident Mark Spicer, a United Airlines bus driver, is filing suit against ServisAir & Shell Fuel Services, alleging plaintiff was driving a bus around a curve at OOHarees Gate C3 when he was forced to make an evasive maneuver to avoid hitting a ServisAir truck operated directly into his path at an excessive rate of speed around a blind corner. Price: $10
Elderly man sues after being roughed up by Mississippi policeman.
Francis Drake is filing suit against the City of Pearl, Mississippi and Pearl Police Officers William Slade, Mark Mooney, and Brian Ellis. The suit alleges defendant Mooney used excessive force and maliciously prosecuted plaintiffs, believing that the elderly dementia sufferer had failed to yield the right of way to him. 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
Off-highway vehicle park annoys homeowner.
Brian Biggs is filing suit against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for declaratory and injunctive relief against defendant's authorization of an off-highway-vehicle park in the Shepherd Ah-Nei area northeast of Billings, Montana. Biggs alleges his family suffers from the excessive noise and dust from the constant off-highway-vehicle activity nearby. Price: $10
Company ran bogus injury claim activity.
Grange Mutual Casualty Company and Trustgard Insurance are filing suit against the Estate of Robert Brandon, deceased, a Kentucky resident, alleging Brandon was a management official for a fraudulent corporation which targeted persons injured in automobile accidents and submitted false claims to plaintiff for excessive unnecessary medical tests and equipment and services that were never rendered. Price: $10
St. Marys and St. Barbara cement sued for emission violations at Dixon, IL plant.
The United States of America is filing suit against St. Marys Cement and St. Barbara Cement, alleging defendants' Dixon, Illinois cement kilns emit excessive levels of nitrogen oxides and other pollutants. The suit alleges defendants have failed to comply with Prevention of Significant Deterioration and Best Available Technology regulations. Price: $10
Ridgeland, MS/city police sued by man who claims he was beaten on the way to jail.
Curtis Davis, a resident of Mississippi, is filing suit against the City of Ridgeland, Mississippi, Jimmy Houston, Chief of the Ridgeland Police Department, and Officers John Does 1-10, alleging defendants used excessive force transporting him from a police vehicle into the Ridgeland jail. Plaintiff was ambulanced to the ER where his multiple head and body injuries were treated. Price: $10
Puerto Rico cops sued for using excessive force in arrest.
Janette Natal Feliciano is filing suit against Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Officer Wilfredo Jiminez Ramos, alleging defendants used excessive force to arrest and unlawfully detain plaintiff. Feliciano alleges Ramos, a traffic cop, directed her to proceed, but she was stopped shortly after by a police officer who alleged Ramos had instructed her to stop. Price: $10
Arizona builder sued for failing to control dust emissions at commercial developments.
The United States of America is filing suit against Arizona corporation Sun State Builders, alleging six commercial developments operated by defendant have emitted excessive quantities of dust from earthmoving and excavating activities. The suit alleges Sun State failed to install track-out control devices, clean up track-out, or operate water application systems. Price: $10
St. Louis sued by mother whose child was killed during high speed chase.
Lisa Milson is filing suit against the City of St. Louis, Missouri and the St. Louis County Police Department, et al., on behalf of the estate of her minor child, R.C., deceased. Milson alleges that a police officer operated his vehicle at excessive speeds to arrest the drivers of the vehicle in which R.C. was traveling. R.C. was ejected from the vehicle when it went airborne over a guard rail. Price: $10
Pioneer Machinery and Caterpillar sued by owner of unrepairable waste recycler.
Leland Barber, dba, BME Recycling, is filing suit against Pioneer Machinery and Caterpillar, alleging Barber purchased a pre-owned Peterson Pacific Waste Recycler with a Caterpillar engine. The suit alleges after approximately 6 hours of operation the machine began using excessive amounts of oil, 4 to 5 gallon a day. Defendants' were unable to repair the machine although it was covered by an extended warranty. Price: $10
Nassau County sued by inmate for providing wrong medication, causing loss of sight.
New York resident James Smith is filing suit against Nassau Health Care, The County of Nassau, and the Nassau Sherifffs Department, et al., alleging Smith was dispensed the incorrect medication while in the custody of the Nassau County Correctional Center. As a result, Smith suffered an excessive heart rate and optic nerve damage, causing loss of sight in his right eye. Price: $10
CSX sued by daughter after parents die in train wreck.
Illinois resident Heather Irion, on behalf of the estates of her parents Challis and Cody Irion, deceased, is filing suit against CSX Transportation for survival action and the wrongful death of decedents whose vehicle was struck by a CSX train that was traveling at an excessive rate of speed and failed to sound its horn or apply emergency brakes to avoid hitting decedent's vehicle and empty horse trailer towed behind. 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
Trucker runs into the rear of slow moving car, causing fire, death.
Patricia Galloway, on behalf of the estate of Curtis Garrard, deceased, is filing suit against Southern States, LLC., alleging decedent was operating his vehicle eastbound on I-20, traveling 5-10 mph due to an accident on the roadway, when he was struck from behind by a Southern States tractor trailer that was traveling at an excessive rate of speed. Decedent's car caught on fire, killing Garrard and the other occupant. Price: $10
Cop sued for knocking man on the head with flashlight.
Labarrian Snowden, a resident of Alabama, is filing suit against Randall Gulley and the City of Monroeville, et al., for assault and battery, excessive force, and other claims. Snowden was driving when he was stopped by Gulley, a Monroeville employee. Snowden panicked and ran because he did not have a driverrs license. Gulley ran and tackled him. Although Snowden was not resisting, Gulley struck him in the head with a flashlight, splitting Snowdenns scalp. Price: $10
The Trex Company sued by worker demoted after retaliatory sexual harassment claim.
Stephen Jaynes, a resident of Nevada, is filing suit against The Trex Company, alleging Jaynes was falsely accused of sexual harassment, in retaliation ,after he filed a complaint against a female coworker for talking on the cell phone excessively during work, taking excessive breaks, and frequently calling in sick. The suit alleges plaintiff was humiliated, demoted, and his pay was cut due to the false accusations make by the coworker. Price: $10
Holland, Michigan sued by the Sierra Club for modifying coal and natural gas generating station.
The Sierra Club is filing suit against the City of Holland, Michigan, and the Holland Board of Public Works, for violations of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, alleging defendants unlawfully modified the James DeYoung coal and natural gas generating plant without the required permits. The suit alleges excessive emissions from the generating plant have led to increased hospital and ER admissions in the area. Price: $10
Overgrown weeds hide approaching train from man crossing tracks.
Alabama resident Roger Grace is filing suit against BNSF Railway for negligence, alleging he sustained severe injuries, including a crushed pelvic bone, a broken hip, and internal injuries when he was struck by a BNSF train at a crossing in Jasper, Alabama. The engineer failed to sound the horn and there was excessive vegetation which prevented Grace from seeing the oncoming train. Price: $10
National Coal sued for causing selenium contamination from surface mine.
The Sierra Club, Statewide Organizing for Community Empowerment and Tennessee Clean Water Network are filing suit against the National Coal Corporation for violations of the Clean Water Act, alleging defendants Zeb Mountain surface mine discharges excessive amounts of selenium into U.S. Waters without a permit. The suit alleges water samples found selenium at twice the legal maximum concentration. Price: $10
Constellation Energy sued for failing to use best available pollution controls.
The California Sportfishing Protection Alliance is filing suit against Constellation Energy Group of Maryland, North American Power Group, and Rio Bravo Rocklin Ventures, alleging defendant's electrical generating stations in California fail use Best Available Technology and Best Conventional Pollutant Controls to prevent excessive levels of oil, grease, copper, zinc, and lead from entering into the Sacramento River and Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Price: $10
Baltimore PD/detectives sued by man who was dragged from his car.
William Downing, a Maryland resident, is suing Detectives Michael Cannon, Keith Gladstone, and John Jendrick, of the Baltimore City Police Department, Major Anthony Canavale, and the State of Maryland. The suit alleges plaintiff was stopped at a red light when defendants, in unmarked police vehicle units, cut plaintiff off, causing him to stop. Defendant then broke plaintiff's window with a lug wrench and dragged him from his car with excessive force. Price: $10
PacifiCorp discharging waste into Klamath River at six places, says suit.
The Klamath Riverkeeper is filing suit against the California Department of Fish & Game and PacifiCorp, alleging PacifiCorp violated waste discharge regulations by discharging waste not treated by the pollution-control pond, which contains excessive suspended solids and chemicals applied to fish at the Iron Gate Hatchery. Pacificorp discharges waste into the Klamath River, a municipal and industrial water supply, from six point sources. Price: $10
Lofthouse Bakery Products sued for terminating worker placed on light-duty
Robert Morelli, a resident of Utah, is filing suit against Lofthouse Foods, aka, Lofthouse Bakery Products for wrongful termination, alleging Morelli was terminated on the pretext of falling asleep by the ovens. The suit alleges Morelli was intentionally placed near the hot baking area where workers routinely passed-out or dozed-off due to the excessive heat. Lofthouse sought to terminate plaintiff because he was restricted to light-duty and was taking a medication that made him drowsy. Price: $10
Cops beat sleeping man.
Sean Leary is suing the City of Pontiac, Michigan, and several members of the police department for gross negligence, intentional and willful and wanton misconduct, excessive use of force, and assault and battery, seeking both punitive and exemplary damages. Leary was attacked by three memberA of the Pontiac police who entered his home while he was sleeping. They began beating him while forcibly choking him with a knee on his throat. Leary was arrested for trespass and resisting arrest, but the charges were later dropped. Price: $10
Man sues after losing his eyesight allegedly due to job x-raying cargo.
Paul Russell is filing suit against the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the New York Container Terminal, and Science Applications International after he developed multiple myloma, a cancer caused my excessive exposure to radiation. Since 1998 plaintiff was assigned to x-ray cargo containers at defendant's facilities. The suit alleges that the x-ray system were never properly monitored or supervised. Plaintiff was never provided with x-ray training nor a radiation-monitoring badge or protective shield. Price: $10
Mother sues after daughter's genitals injured by water fountain.
Allison Rahm, a minor through Dawn Rahm, is filingsu it against Starling Inn, db/a, Best Western Sterling Inn, of Starling, Michigan, for injuries sustained to plaintiff, nine year-old Allison Rahm, while she was playing in the children's pool near the pool's fountain. The suit alleges that a burst of water with excessive force shot violently into plaintiff's vagina, causing a severe vaginal laceration and blood and excrement to enter the pool. 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
U.S. EPA sued for renewing expired permit for the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery.
The Wild Fish Conservancy is filing suit against the Quilcene National Fish Hatchery, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary of the Interior, and Stephen Johnson, Administrator of the U.S. EPA, alleging defendant unlawfully renewed the Quilcene Fish Hatchery's expired NPDES permit, although the facility discharges excessive amounts pollutants, including nitrogen, phosphorus, uneaten fish food, antibiotics, pathogens, and carcasses, into the Big Quilcene River in Washington. Price: $10
Premcor Refining sued for failing to comply with Clean Air Act pollution regulations.
The United States of America and the State of Ohio are filing suit against The Premcor Refining Group and the Lima Refining Company, alleging defendant's refinery facility in Lima, Ohio fails to comply with Clean Air Act regulations for prevention of significant deterioration, leak detection, and repair. The suit alleges defendant's refinery and heater and boilers equipment emits excessive amounts of pollution, including benzene. Price: $10
Air Marshall sues after alleged false arrest.
Bryon Hamrick is suing the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, and Federal Air Marshal Service, for assault and battery, excessive and unnecessary use of force, false arrest and false imprisonment, and failure to supervise and protect. Hamrick a former Federal Air Marshal was detained and not permitted to leave the Chicago Field Office by two TSA officers, after tendering a resignation form to the Federal Air Marshal Service. Price: $10
The Port of Bellingham Washington sued for unlawfully polluting into the Bellingham Bay from the International Airport and Cruise Terminal.
The Puget Sound Keeper Alliance is filing suit against the Port of Bellingham, a Washington municipal corporation for injunctive relief and civil penalties for ongoing violations of the Clean Water Act and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System at the Bellingham International Airport, the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, and the maintenance shop. The suit claims excessive nitrate and zinc pollutants from defendants facility has contributed to the Bellingham Bay and Whatcom Waterway becomg impaired water bodies. Price: $10
Alabama wood preserving plant sued for hazardous waste violations.
The United States of America and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management are filing suit against Brown Wood Preserving Company and the James Graham Brown Foundation under the Alabama Hazardous Wastes Management and Minimization Act, alleging defendants' lumber and wood treatment facility discharges waste water and sludge contaminated with excessive levels of heavy metals, including chromium, copper, and arsenic (CCA), and other chemicals that are used in the wood preserving process. Price: $10
Rex Energy and PennTex sued for releasing hydrogen sulfide into air.
The United States of America and the State of Illinois are filing suit against PennTex Resources Illinois and Rex Energy Operating Corporation to control excessive hydrogen sulfide emissions from defendantss oil operations. Defendantss facility mixes crude oil with brine, which emits gases, including hydrogen sulfide. Hydrogen sulfide can be deadly at high concentrations, intermediate concentrations can cause detrimental health effects. Monitoring in the area revealed ambient levels at 800 ppm. Price: $10
U.S. Forest Service sued for approving logging and timber sales without considering wildlife species.
The Utah Environmental Congress is filing suit against The United States Forest Service, et al., alleging the Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth violated the NFMA by failing to include Management Indicator Species data when approving timber sales in four National Forests, including Uinta, Dixie, and Wasatch-Cache. The timber sales and projects would irreversibly affect the fish and wildlife habitat, by causing unnatural vegetation removal that leads to excessive runoff and sediment. Price: $10
Bureau of Land Management sued for failing to monitor off highway vehicle use in public areas.
Fred Gardner and Concerned Citizens for Little Canyon Mountain are filing suit against the United States Bureau of Land Management, alleging defendant violated the NEPA by ignoring and encouraging excessive Off Highway Vehicle use in the Little Canyon Mountain Area in Oregon. The suit alleges the NEPA requires the BLM to look at all direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts on public land, but defendant's Environmental Assessments ignore the off highway vehicle problem and damage associated with the vehicles and partying. Price: $10
Kansas City Police sued for smashing woman's face into the ground during questioning.
Brittany Winston, a resident of Missouri, is filing suit against the City of Kansas City, Missouri and Karl Zobrist, Police Commissioner, for excessive force, and assault and battery, alleging Winston's face was smashed into the floor, splitting her chin, by officers who forcibly restrained her for screaming "don't hurt my brother." The suit alleges plaintiff's brother had an altercation with the officers during questioning over a lost cell phone that plaintiff and her brother turned-in to the police. Price: $10
California couple sue after their home is repeatedly flooded with groundwater.
Fernando and Magdalena Loera, as the guardians of Alexandra Montes and Nicholas Carrillos, are filing suit against the City of Rocklin, California and The Director of Community Services and Facilities Mark Riemer, alleging defendant negligently approved and supervised the construction of a new police facility that caused excessive amounts of storm water to over-flow from the city's receiving poll, causing ground water at plaintiff's home to rise and plaintiff's septic system to repeatedly overflow into their home. Plaintiff's home and property are contaminated with e-coli and mold. Price: $10
U.S. EPA sued for failing to implement regulations for synthetic nutrients causing threatening algae blooms.
The Florida Wildlife Federation, The Sierra Club, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, et al., are filing suit against Stephen L. Johnson, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging the EPA has failed to issue numeric standards for permissible levels of Nitrogen and Phosphorus under the Clean Water Act. The suit alleges excessive levels of nutrients in synthetic fertilizers are causing unnatural amounts of blue-green algae, cyanobacteria, to bloom between August and October. The cyanobacteria produce skin irritants that are know to produce tumors, neurotoxins, and hepatoxins, which have caused massive fish die-offs due to low levels of oxygen in the water and have irritated the throats and respiratory systems of residents who consumed public water obtained from a contaminated surface water sources. Price: $10
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