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March 2014 Archives

Senators propose bill to prevent repeat of the tardy GM recall

It may be too little too late. But in the wake of GM’s recent recall of cars due to ignition problems, after reportedly being aware of the problems for about a decade, the U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would make information available to the public when automobile manufacturers learn of possible defects in their products.

Widow of Illinois toll worker files wrongful death lawsuit

It is extremely dangerous for commercial truck drivers to operate their rigs while they are fatigued. The federal government recognizes this danger and has strict regulations limiting the amount of time that commercial truckers can operate their vehicles before mandated rest periods. They are required to keep detailed logbooks recording their drive times and rest times. Inspectors must have regular access to these logs. Unfortunately, truckers and the companies that employ them sometimes fail to follow these rules.

Asbestos: what is it and why is it dangerous?

We often write about asbestos-related lawsuits and settlements. In this blog post, we'll aim to provide readers with basic information related to asbestos including why it's dangerous, where it's typically found and steps employers should take to protect workers from being exposed to asbestos.

Former welder sues past employers citing failure to inform and protect

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration website defines asbestos as being "naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion." Given the durability of asbestos, it has been widely used in a number of building materials as well as floor tiles and brake pads. Upon the discovery that exposure to asbestos materials poses multiple adverse health risks, strict safety policies and regulations were put in place to protect workers and members of the public. However, for many workers and their family members, such safety policies came too late.

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