- Posted December 12, 2013 by
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Pike River Mine Tragedy
They say a decision in the case should have been decided in court not be left up to some "back-room deal between lawyers" to decide whether someone was guilty or not.
Twelve health and safety charges laid against Whittall were today dropped in Christchurch District Court, where it was also announced there would be a $3.41 million payment to the families of the 29 men who died, and the two survivors.
The Minister of Labour Simon Bridges has refused to comment.
Courtsey Herald,New Zealand