The safety failures resulted in two serious workplace injuries to workers while they cleaned machines. Read more
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illne... Read more
Nearly 3.0 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported by private industry employers in 2011, resulting in an incidence rate of 3.5 cases per 100 equivalent full-time wo... Read more
An estimated 4,609 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2011, down from a final count of 4,690 fatal work injuries in 2010, according to results from the Census of Fatal... Read more
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $146,000 in safety and health penalties against an Amite, La., steel mill. OSHA said Monday it cited Bradken Inc. with... Read more
A New York landscaper who lost his legs on the job has been awarded $11.2 million by a Westchester County jury. The landscaping company was found by the jury to be 60 percent liable for the... Read more
Unlike the laws that govern ordinary people, the laws regarding workplace safety offer unfair protections to businesses that expose employees to unnecessary and preventable dangers. In fact,... Read more
Each year thousands of workers are injured or killed at their work place. Although a state’s workers’ compensation system places limitations on the ability of employees to hold employers acc... Read more
A jury in Russell County, Alabama, returned a $10 million verdict last month in favor of a woman whose husband had been killed in a workplace incident. The widow, Erica Dupree, sued her husb... Read more
Our firm has been handling product liability cases for years. Because a product liability claim focuses on whether or not a product is defective, a product case can arise in all sorts of sit... Read more
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