Chicago Bridge and Iron Co. fired him for reporting "about the Chinese government's investigation into allegations that a CB&I operative had offered bribes to a government official," Peter Han claims in Houston Federal Court.

Frat Party

     A woman claims she was "repeatedly drugged and then sexually battered, e.g., raped," at a fraternity party. She sued Adam Gainford, The Delta Chi Fraternity, and Abracadabra House Association, in Alameda County Court, Oakland.

Hula v NBC

     Hulavision claims NBC Universal and Hulu LLC stole its trademark and trade secrets about "products and services that were intended to revolutionize television by the delivery of certain types of content to consumers directly," in Los Angeles Superior Court.

Immigrant Labor

     Capt. Charlie's Seafood, of Columbia, N.C., refused to reimburse legal immigrant workers for their expenses and subjected them to other abuses, a class action claims in Raleigh, N.C., Federal Court.


     A nurse at Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge, sexually assaulted a patient in intensive care and ejaculated on her, she claims in East Baton Rouge Parish Court.

Chicken Catchers

     Twenty-one chicken catchers say Mountaire Farms, of Wilmington, Del., stiffed them for overtime and violated other labor laws, in a class action in Delaware Federal Court.

Shareholder Class Action

     Chordiant Software is selling itself too cheaply to Pegasystems, for $5 a share, or $161.5 million, shareholders say in Santa Clara County Court, Calif.


     Raymond Montgomery, a bar manager at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City, stripped a customer and pushed her into a hot tub, she says in Atlantic County Court, N.J.


     Travelers insurance claims Progressive Casualty Insurance's use of an umbrella in its logo violates Travelers' well-known red umbrella logo, in Hartford Federal Court.