Steven Cohn

OSHA Cites Ohio Ambulance Company for Healthcare Safety Violations

Emergency healthcare workers are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens. Paramedics, in particular, can be exposed to blood from trauma victims as they perform advanced life support procedures. Because of their work conditions—often unpredictable and stressful with patients who […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Cleveland Stone Company Exposes Workers to Noise, Dust Hazards

Cleveland Granite & Marble, a natural stone company that imports, fabricates, and installs kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and fireplace surrounds, was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for exposing workers to harmful noise and respiratory damage […]

John Bair

Negotiating the Resolution of a 3rd Party Liability Case Involving a Work Injury

Many catastrophic work injuries occur every year, affecting men and women in professions ranging from construction to scaffold, roadside, shipyard, rail and more. With these hazards in mind, it’s only through diligence in safety, training and care that keeps employees […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Metal Company Cited for Dangerous Machinery Safety Violations

Materion Brush, a subsidiary of Materion Corp., was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to protect workers from dangerous machinery, among other violations. Materion Brush is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, where it produces and […]

Jon Lewis

No Jury? No Judge Now!

I recently posted that obtaining a jury is getting more and more difficult in civil cases.  Well, Monday, the process began where it might become more difficult to even get a Judge.  On Monday, August 15, 2016, an order was […]

Jon Lewis

You Want a Jury in your Case? SORRY!

NO JURY (SOUP) FOR YOU!!!!! The 7th Amendment of the United States Constitution provides: In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Ohio Company Cited for Failing to Protect Employees from Chemical Hazards

Ohio sign manufacturer Sign Source USA has been cited again for workers’ safety violations. According to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this is the third time safety and health inspectors have […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Brooklyn School Cited by OSHA for Exposing Workers to Electrical Hazards

According to a recent report from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), the Yeshiva Kehilath Yakov private school in Brooklyn, New York, exposed construction employees to dangerous conditions at a six-story school and office building in the Williamsburg section […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Pennsylvania Contractor BC Stucco and Stone Cited for Scaffolding Violations

On June 2, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that Pennsylvania stucco contractor BC Stucco and Stone would be fined $93,000 for exposing employees to scaffolding dangers at a Bear, Delaware work site. The company was doing […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Plumber Dies Due to Company Negligence on a Construction Site

Roadway work zones are inherently hazardous, both for the vehicles that drive through them, and for the workers who are doing the construction. It’s up to the construction companies to make sure that these areas are as safe as possible, […]