PeabodyEnergy Fights Lawsuit Over Protesters' Arrest

Source: WSJ: US Business
PeabodyEnergy Fights Lawsuit Over Protesters’ Arrest

Peabody Energy Corp. is fighting accusations it colluded with police in the unlawful arrest of two protesters who took a photo with coal miners and their “Peabody Abandons Miners” banner at its 2013 shareholder meeting in Wyoming.

The allegation brought by Thomas Asprey, 60, and Leslie Glustrom, 62, is the basis of a civil lawsuit that, along with a handful of other legal actions against Peabody, has been on hold since the coal…

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