Industry News

Added: March 8, 2019, 10:01 am
The U.S. Justice Department and Exxon Mobil Corp. have reached a settlement resolving Clean Air Act violations stemming from a 2013 fire at the company’s Beaumont, Texas, refinery that killed two employees and injured 10 others, the department said Wednesday. …
Added: March 8, 2019, 6:10 am
Nurses, nurse aids, orderlies, emergency medical technicians and physical and occupational therapists have some of the highest numbers of nonfatal occupational injuries. Chronic back pain and musculoskeletal injuries resulting from unsafe patient handling contribute to days missed from work and …
Added: March 8, 2019, 6:09 am
A federal judge overseeing PG&E Corp.’s safety compliance backed off the aggressive fire prevention plan he sought to impose in January, conceding to the bankrupt utility’s complaint that it was unrealistic. U.S. District Judge William Alsup said he’s prepared to …
Added: March 7, 2019, 9:13 am
A jury in West Virginia has returned a nearly $17 million verdict after a woman was injured when staffers tried to detain a shoplifter in Walmart. The verdIct was issued by jurors in Wood County, West Virginia, on Monday. A …
Added: March 7, 2019, 9:00 am
The Idaho Supreme Court says individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied – but didn’t outright say – something defamatory. The ruling was handed down Monday in a lawsuit brought by former teacher James Verity against …
Added: March 7, 2019, 8:55 am
Sean Enrique O’Keefe said he started out as a “humanistic attorney,” but he became a mercenary and then a criminal who netted $700,000 a year by sending San Diego workers’ compensation claimants to dirty medical providers. O’Keefe on Wednesday morning …
Added: March 7, 2019, 12:00 am
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a statute of repose barring many construction-related personal injury claims after a time limit of six years also applies to claims involving diseases with extended latency periods, such as asbestos-related illnesses. The …
Added: March 7, 2019, 12:00 am
Do you own or know somebody who owns a drone? Think about this past year — have you had experiences where you encountered a drone? Perhaps you are attending an outside public event, going for a walk or dining on …
Added: March 7, 2019, 12:00 am
Recorded conversations by pilots on a cargo jet carrying packages for Amazon.com Inc. that crashed last month near Houston reveal they began losing control of the aircraft about 18 seconds before it slammed into a shallow bay, investigators said Tuesday. …
Added: March 7, 2019, 12:00 am
A federal judge is requiring PG&E Corp. to abide by rules governing how the utility operates its power lines in California, seeking to reform what he described as “dismal” management that led to a series of destructive fires over the …

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