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Steven Cohn

Ohio Steel Contractor Fails to Protect Workers from Fall Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited general contractor Seneca Steel for failing to protect their employees from fall hazards.   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), falls, slips, and trips increased 10 percent to 793 […]

Roopal Luhana

After a Sexual Assault: Who’s There to Help?

According to the New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault, nearly one in five women and one in 71 men have been raped in their lifetime. Almost 30 percent of men who reported it said it happened when they were 10 […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Helping Our Heroes to Find Jobs in the Civilian World

Military families face unique hardships. Not only are they often separated from their loved ones for extended periods of time, they may also have to deal with financial difficulties, emotional challenges, and difficult conditions like posttraumatic stress disorder, serious injuries, […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Study of Pennsylvania Residents Shows Link Between Fracking and Migraines

A new study published in the scientific journal Environmental Health Perspectives links fracking to health problems, including migraine headaches and fatigue. The study has important implications for residents living close to natural gas wells that use fracking, as the study […]

Dori Milner

Testosterone MDL Judge Determines Schedule for Bellwether Trials

All federally filed testosterone-replacement lawsuits were consolidated into the Northern District of Illinois in June 2014. Since then, the parties have been working toward selecting a small number of cases to serve as the initial bellwether trials, which are typically […]

Kendra Goldhirsch

Dollar General in Bolivar, Ohio, Cited with Three Repeated Safety Violations

Many consumers enjoy going to the Dollar Store, where the one-dollar bill seems to buy you a bit more than in most places. But the Dollar General Corporation has recently been cited for failing to protect their workers. In September […]

Steven Cohn

Some Automakers Still Using Potentially Defective Takata Air Bags

Despite the massive recall of Takata airbags over the past couple of years, consumers may still find that their new cars contain the potentially dangerous devices. That’s because some automakers are still installing them in new cars. Why would this […]

Dori Milner

IVC Filters, When Used Long-Term, Put Patients at Risk of Serious Complications

In a new case study published in the medical journal Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings, doctors from Baylor health centers in Texas warn that inferior vena cava (IVC) filters left implanted for too long can cause a number of complications […]

Eric T. Chaffin

CDC Recommends Earlier Night Driving Restrictions for Teen Drivers

Young, inexperienced drivers are at a high risk for crashing at night. This, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Not really surprising news, but to address the issue and prevent more injuries, […]

Eric T. Chaffin

AAOS and Other Organizations Warn About Pokemon Go-Related Accidents

Since Pokemon Go exploded on the market several weeks ago, it’s become a phenomenon. According to reports released in July 2016, it’s quickly grown to be the biggest mobile game in U.S. history. That popularity has come with a price, […]