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Psychiatric Worker Sues Over Attack While Pregnant

| May 19, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A mental health worker at a Maine psychiatric center says the state failed to protect her when she was repeatedly stabbed in the hand and face by a patient while she was pregnant. The Portland Press Herald reports Jamie Hill-Spotswood filed suit Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor. Hill-Spotswood says […]

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Fairgrounds Accident

| April 24, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Oakland man injured by a malfunctioning starting gate during a harness race at the Windsor Fairgrounds in 2010 has filed a lawsuit after efforts to reach an out-of-court settlement failed. Christopher Charrier filed suit last week in Kennebec County Superior Court. The suit says the 43-year-old Charrier was one of […]

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Natural Gas Pipeline Subcontractor Sues

| April 23, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Another federal lawsuit has been filed in connection with the installation of a natural gas pipeline in the Kennebec Valley. A subcontractor hired to install the pipeline for the $350 million Summit Natural Gas Inc. project is suing the contractor as well as an insurance company. Ursa Major Underground Inc. is […]

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Maine CDC Investigation

| December 12, 2013

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A government oversight report says that Maine Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials ordered staff to destroy documents regarding grants for health programs. The Office of Program Evaluation & Government Accountability report presented to lawmakers Thursday says that MCDC developed some documents in response to open-records requests because “relevant […]

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Lawsuit Settled in Egg Operation Case

| October 16, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – There’s been a settlement in a lawsuit by a former plant manager against Austin “Jack” DeCoster over his egg operations in Maine. Homero Ramirez, who was born in Mexico and lives in Lewiston, contended DeCoster discriminated based on age, race and national origin. The lawsuit also claimed violations of the Americans […]

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