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January 16, 2018
Port trucking companies that require drivers to work reckless amounts of overtime are putting truckers and the public at risk, according to a USA Today Network investigative report.
January 11, 2018
Working for a railroad is an inherently dangerous job, but transportation safety officials, national lawmakers, and railroad experts all agree that following safety procedures could have prevented the deaths of two rail workers and the injuries of 39 passengers resulting from a 2016 Amtrak train crash.
January 9, 2018
When an attorney makes a mistake in the handling of a claim, does a client automatically have a case for legal malpractice?
December 19, 2017
Nothing puts a damper on a family holiday like a case of food poisoning. Unfortunately, foodborne illnesses are common during the holiday season.
December 14, 2017
For nearly a decade, thousands of people who have applied for work at CSX Transportation’s freight rail yard in Huntington, W.Va. were required to strap into an isokinetic machine that measures muscle strength.
December 12, 2017
With Ohio’s minimum wage set to increase to $8.30 per hour in January 2018, some are concerned about how potentially exploited workers might fare under Secretary Acosta and the Trump administration.
November 30, 2017
In June 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a Montana court’s ruling that BNSF Railway employees could file an injury lawsuit against the company in Montana, even though they had never worked there and were injured elsewhere.
November 16, 2017
As early as March 2013, America’s top intelligence officials considered cyber attacks and digital spying to be the top threat to national security, even more so than terrorism. But an “it can’t happen to me” attitude still prevails, and numerous surveys show that Americans fail to take even the most basic security measures with their own digital devices.
October 18, 2017
Troy Clarke, Navistar’s president and CEO testified recently before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee last week, telling a Senate panel that self-driving trucks won’t eliminate the need for truck drivers, but they may be required to master new skills.
October 6, 2017
Federal class action securities fraud filings hit an all time high in the first six months of 2017, when 226 securities fraud actions were initiated in federal court.
October 3, 2017
A CSX Transportation employee lost an arm when he was hit by a moving rail car while working on another train at Radnor Yard in Nashville, Tennessee during the August 21 solar eclipse.
September 7, 2017
Last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled to allow wage and hour class actions for unpaid wages to be filed in state court, potentially exposing Kentucky employers to greater future liability.
September 5, 2017
While railroad employees have a duty to be careful and protect themselves on the job, their employers owe them an important duty: to provide a safe working environment.
August 23, 2017
Proper mirrors can turn No Zones into Know Zones. Trucking companies should know it is more difficult to see these areas and therefore should install proper safety mirrors.
August 16, 2017
Congress passed the Federal Employer’s Liability Act (FELA) in 1908 to protect and compensate railroad workers who are injured in the course of their employment.
August 11, 2017
Pizza delivery workers recently filed a class action lawsuit against Papa John’s International, Inc. and a number of its franchises, alleging that the company paid drivers less than the legally required minimum wage for all hours worked.
August 9, 2017
The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that John T. Murray of Murray & Murray Co., L.P.A. in Sandusky has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Ohio, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field.
August 8, 2017
Dr. Bhandari wrote "Plato was highly dissatisfied with the prevailing degenerating conditions in Athens. The Athenian democracy was on the verge of ruin and was ultimately responsible for Socrate's death. Plato saw in justice the only remedy of saving Athens from decay and ruin, for nothing agitated him in contemporary affairs more than amateurishness, needlesomeness and political selfishness which was rampant in Athens of his day in particular and in the entire Greek world in general.
August 2, 2017
Chicago-based Amsted Rail was slapped with a hefty fine last month after federal investigators found that the company had subjected workers at its Groveport, OH facility to numerous health and safety violations.
July 27, 2017
Wage theft is the practice of failing to pay employees their lawful wages and benefits. Those who are the least able to afford wage theft are often the victims of it
July 20, 2017
Anyone who has sat at a railroad crossing waiting for a train to pass has no doubt noticed the large amount of noise associated with trains. For railroad workers, this noise is not merely an occasional annoyance, but an occupational hazard that can lead to severe hearing loss.
July 6, 2017
Hundreds of plaintiffs have filed Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto alleging that the company’s popular herbicide causes non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a rare form of cancer.
June 8, 2017
Given the complex nature of the human brain, it is not surprising that there is no one symptom that conclusively indicates that a person has suffered a brain injury. However, when combined with a full picture of the person before a concussive event has occurred, those who interact with a person are more likely to be able to spot these injured brains. Hopefully reading this article will help you to ask the questions of not only the injured person, but also their family and friends, and even coworkers.
December 1, 2016
Volunteer work is designed to benefit a particular community or area. However, as research has shown the benefits go well beyond the projects and people that are outwardly being helped.
September 28, 2016
Imagine driving down the road, glancing into the vehicle next to you, and noticing that the other driver is not paying attention.
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