Unsafe Practices With Dangerous Chemicals Could Result in Fine for Barrel Company

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The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited Mid-America Steel Drum facility for 15 violations, which include exposing workers toxic fumes, chemical and heat burns, and more. OSHA reported the company exposed employees to dangerous conditions when they mixed dangerous materials left in the bottom of the barrels. Mid-America Steel Drum facility could face up to $108,000 …

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $17.5 Million for Defective Mesh Inserts

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Johnson & Johnson is feeling the pain after a jury awarded a Cinnaminson woman a total of $20 million in a lawsuit against the company. The lawsuit claimed that Johnson & Johnson withheld known information about their defective pelvic mesh. The award represents a $2.5 million compensatory damage award in addition to $17.5 million in punitive damages. Engleman v. Ethicon …

New York Workers’ Compensation Rates Set to Decrease

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In the state of New York, workers’ compensation rates are scheduled to decrease, resulting in businesses being able to save as much as $400 million or more, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. This will certainly be a relief to companies but will adversely affect workers who suffer an injury or illness while on the job as the premiums will most …

Tracking Hazardous Chemicals From Fast-Food Wrappers in the Body

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Researchers Discover New Method To Track Dangerous Chemicals From Fast Food Wrappers Researchers from Notre Dame University and The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s school of Medicine have developed a unique method that allows researchers to label multiple forms of dangerous chemical compounds and track them once they enter a person’s body. This is a significant and important advancement in …

The Class Action Lawsuit May Offer Hope For Student Loan Borrowers In Bankruptcy

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Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy People who have student loan debt and have filed for bankruptcy now have temporary relief. A student loan giant made an agreement to suspend collection activities of some borrowers who have filed for bankruptcy. Navient, which is a student loan provider, has agreed to stop collection activities on loans for borrowers who filed for bankruptcy …

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5 Common Misconceptions About Personal Injury Claims

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Unfortunately, there is always a chance that you might end up in some sort of accident or situation that leaves you injured. If your injury is severe enough, you will want to file a personal injury claim so that you can recover compensation for your medical bills, medications, further treatment and damages you might have suffered. Its important to have …

Harbor Freight Class Action Settlement Announced

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In a statement dated March 15, 2017, Garden City Group, LLC has announced the settlement of a class action case brought against discount tool retailer Harbor Freight. Harbor Freight Class Action Settlement The lawsuit alleges that Harbor Freight violated consumer protection laws by using misleading prices for merchandise sold in its stores. The plaintiff, Jeffrey Beck, claims Harbor Freight improperly …