A jury has awarded $24 million in punitive damages to each of the families of the two workers killed when a crane tower collapsed in New York City in 2008. Read more
We have written in previous issues about the safety hazards caused by the collapse of tall shelving units in retail stores. A recent example of such an occurrence was in New York City. Eight... Read more
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear Exxon Mobil Corp.’s appeal of a $105 million jury verdict for polluting New York City’s groundwater with the gasoline additive methyl... Read more
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the fatal explosion that happened in New York City last month. Two residential buildings collapsed in the explosion, killing... Read more
The operator of a crane that collapsed at a New York City construction site was trying to lift a load more than twice as heavy as the crane’s capacity in a place where it shouldn’t have been... Read more
The pension funds of New York City are the latest group to file a derivative lawsuit against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., based on reported allegations of bribery in Mexico and a possible cover-up... Read more
Federal officials say a New York City contractor failed to make sure a building under construction was stable before it collapsed and killed a worker and hurt four others last fall. OSHA cit... Read more
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