SeaWorld Won't Fight DC Circ.'s Safety Violation Ruling

Law360, Miami (August 20, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT) -- SeaWorld of Florida LLC has decided to not pursue an appeal of the D.C. Circuit's decision denying the company's bid to overturn an Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission penalty for allegedly allowing unsafe working conditions that led to a killer whale trainer's death.

In a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission made Aug. 14, SeaWorld said it has “elected to not pursue further appeal” of the 2-1 decision issued by the appeals court in April.

“In connection with this incident, we reviewed and...
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