Whirlpool Corp. recently settled a lawsuit with land owners outside Clyde, Ohio. The land owners filed suit because of alleged contamination on their properties. Specifically, they alleged that Whirlpool dumped cancer-causing waste at its site, contaminating soil in the area.
One dozen people were recently injured in a Kentucky amusement park after a children's ride toppled over. At least one personal injury lawsuit has been filed. The complaint specifically references how employees at Beech Bend Amusement Park in Bowling Green behaved negligently during the operation of the ride, including leaving a designated post. The ride at issue, the "Jitterbug" is a carousel of swings.
A U.S. District Judge reduced prison time for a former executive for Koss Corp. by 25 percent, last week. Sujata "Sue" Sachdeva was convicted of embezzling approximately $34 million from her Milwaukee-based employer. She used the stolen funds to purchase expensive jewelry, clothing, household decorations and vacations.