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The shadow jury’s case: Ruth’s Chris workers vs. hotel owner, operator (access required)

On the evening of Feb. 2, 2008, the Ruth’s Chris Steak House on Pier 5 had to be evacuated due to a toxic gas leak. Responding firefighters detected carbon monoxide levels upwards of 400 parts per million — several times the 100 parts per million that compels building evacuation. Not three weeks later, 16 Ruth’s ...