Monthly Archives: April 2013

SEAWORLD GOES PUBLIC TODAY – Statement by David Kirby

Today, SeaWorld and the Blackstone Group will offer their IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. I would never advise anyone on investments, but I would ask them to consider the moral, ethical and safety issues of keeping killer whales … Continue reading

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SeaWorld Suffers Legal Setback in Fight Against OSHA

Even as SeaWorld and OSHA engage in settlement talks over the 2010 killing of trainer Dawn Brancheau by the orca Tilikum, the company has suffered a legal setback in its fight to keep OSHA inspectors from interviewing trainers about federally … Continue reading

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Feds in Settlement Talks with SeaWorld in Trainer Death Case: Will History Repeat Itself?

Up Now at Attorneys for SeaWorld are currently in settlement negotiations with officials at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the latest step of a prolonged legal drama that started when trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by … Continue reading

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