November 8, 2013 5:34 PM

SeaWorld appeals penalty, restrictions imposed after trainer’s death

Represented by a high-powered attorney with a famous pedigree, SeaWorld is challenging a federal penalty imposed following the February 2010 death of trainer Dawn Brancheau. More than a monetary fine is on the line. The veteran trainer died after being dragged underwater by a bull orca based at SeaWorld’s Orlando, Fla., facility.

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