In a related matter involving hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but dealing with inland issues, a recent report from the Governmental Accountability Office is significant. A U.S. Environmenta... Read more
Hydraulic fracturing, referred to as fracking, has been in the news a fairly good bit over the past year. But interestingly, I find that few folks even know what it really is. I will address... Read more
Lawyers at Beasley Allen are pleased to announce that U.S. District Judge Thomas Varlan has approved the settlement agreement in the ongoing lawsuit against the Tennessee Valley Authority. T... Read more
SCR Medical Transportation Paratransit Services, a company that transports the disabled, has settled a lawsuit with the family of a woman passenger killed in a Chicago crash. The family of E... Read more
A settlement was reached last month in a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Ala., for the wrongful death of Natalie Baine, a student at the time at The University of Al... Read more
Macy’s Inc. has agreed to pay a $950,000 fine and undergo a safety audit in connection to the decapitation of an employee in 2009 at a Los Angeles area distribution center. The Cincinnati, O... Read more
Plastic Systems LLC, located in El Paso, Texas, was cited by OSHA for 21 safety and health violations, including six repeat, for failing to develop adequate lockout/tagout procedures to cont... Read more
OSHA has cited an Oklahoma oil refinery with five repeat and three serious violations for continuing to expose workers to unsafe conditions. As a result, OSHA imposed a fine of $184,800 on H... Read more
OSHA has cited an Oklahoma company after two cellphone towers collapsed in West Virginia and killed three people. The agency cited S and S Communication Specialists Inc. for two serious viol... Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its Communications Tower directive regarding the use of hoist systems used to move workers to and from workstations on co... Read more
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