Second Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed In Response to Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Case

Carbon monoxide poisoning is one of the awful, silent, and unpredictable accidents that can dramatically change a family forever. Just ask Brook and Thomas Ashcraft. Back on April 4, 2017, the two lost family members to carbon monoxide poisoning, and have since filed two wrongful death lawsuits against Edward and Tami Ashcraft, Jim’s Heating, and Inter-Island Propane. Thomas is the uncle and Brook is the sister of Kelli Ashcraft, one of the two who lost their lives from carbon monoxide poisoning. The other victim was Troy J. Sullivan.




Miami University Students for Life Group Sues School Over Alleged First Amendment Rights Violations

A lawsuit was recently filed against Miami University “over alleged discrimination and infringement of First Amendment rights.” The lawsuit was filed by “Students for Life at Miami University’s Hamilton campus and the religious legal advocacy organization Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF)” in response to requests that the pro-life group make changes to a demonstration it held on campus.


Former WSMV News Channel 4 Employees File Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Age discrimination can happen anywhere, even at local news stations. Just recently, “three popular former Channel 4 news personalities blasted station management in an age-discrimination lawsuit filed earlier this week in federal court in Nashville.” The three former news personalities include “longtime reporter Dennis Ferrier, veteran anchor/reporter Jennifer Johnson and longtime weekend meteorologist Nancy Van Camp,” all of whom claim “they were victims of harassment and ridicule shortly before they were terminated from WSMV.”


El Gaucho Steakhouse Settles Lawsuit with Employees for $1.5M

Being a waitress can be a hard job, especially if your employer withholds wages and tips from you. Unfortunately, this is exactly what happened to employees working at El Gaucho, a Northwest steakhouse chain. Back in 2016, a lawsuit was filed against the company “by a server working at the Tacoma restaurant, who alleged managers withheld tips and required off-the-clock work, among other labor-law violations.” Just recently, the company “agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle the claims.”