'Luck' Producers Hid Horse Abuse, Fired Worker Alleges

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 4:07 PM EST) -- The producers of the defunct HBO horse racing drama “Luck” and the American Humane Association fired an AHA employee to prevent her from reporting allegedly routine animal abuse on the show, according to a suit filed Monday in California.

Former AHA worker Barbara Casey alleges that her erstwhile employer fired her to prevent her from reporting animal abuses that occurred on the show, which was canceled last year following the deaths of four horses used in production of the series.

“In order to save time and...
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