While Dorney Park may be advertised as an amazing place to visit, some may argue that the amusement park is also dangerous. At the end of January 2019, a Pennsylvania mother, Shannon Sacco, filed a personal injury lawsuit on behalf of her daughter, against the Lehigh Valley, PA based Dorney Park and the parent company, Cedar Fair. According to court documents, the young girl attended the park, with friends, for the Halloween Haunt festivities in September 2017. She was scared so intensely by an employee, that she fell to the ground, causing serious injuries. Continue reading
You don’t need to be Pro Life to see that Kermit Gosnell was committing murder at his abortion clinic in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gosnell, now stands on trial for cutting the spines of over a 100 newborns, killing his patient Karnamaya Mongar in a faulty abortion, and abusing the dosages of prescription painkillers.
There has been some alarming news in Philadelphia this morning. A five year old elementary student was kidnapped, assaulted, and raped by a 19 year-old daycare worker. Christina Regusters, the daycare worker, allegedly wrapped herself in a Muslim veil, similar to what the five year old’s mother wears, and took the student out of class. They then proceeded to a nearby house where the girl was told to strip, put on a long t-shirt, and hide under the covers. Regusters apparently dropped the five year old 18 hours later at a nearby park.
A recent court case, Eagle v. Moran, raises new questions regarding employee LinkedIn accounts and opens the door to ownership issues across the accounts of all social media platforms. Linda Eagle, former President of Edcomm, had come across predicament when she left the company. She created an account on LinkedIn to promote her company like millions of people in this country do as well. Edcomm’s SOP has its employees use LinkedIn accounts to increase professional connections. If they left the company, it was Edcomm policy to ‘mine’ the data on the account. When Ms. Eagle employment was terminated, an Edcomm employee who knew her password changed it, thus barring her from accessing the account she created.
Ms. Eagle filed suit, claiming Edcomm had illegally accessed the account and the intrusion was a violation of the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act.
Pennsylvania-based utilities company, UGI, and the Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement have submitted a joint settlement regarding a deadly 2011 Allentown natural gas explosion. UGI has agreed to pay $386,000, the maximum fine possible. They also need to increase their efforts to replace cast-iron pipeline that played a role in the tragic incident. The natural gas explosion killed five people, injured dozens, and destroyed numerous homes. The investigation following the event alleged that UGI had ignored warning signs for the explosion. Had they been addressed the catastrophe could have been prevented.