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Pool Accidents & Liability

kids feet underwater in pool | premises liability attorney

School is out, the sun is out, and summer vacation is here. As the days get hotter and the little ones start to build up all that energy, you may consider taking them to the neighborhood pool or to your friend’s house with a private pool. It’s a general rule that you should never leave […]

National 3M Lawsuit

military helicopter flying in sky | product liability attorney

Case Overview The 3M Company was tasked with providing hearing protection for the armed forces starting in the early 2000s. The earplug designed supposedly allowed soldiers to alter the device for more optimal hearing in different situations. However, after recent reports, 3M allegedly entered their contract with the federal government knowing the ear device was […]

Kids II Recalls All Rocking Sleepers

holding hurt childs hand in crib | product liability lawyer

Recall Brief As of April 26th, Kids II has recalled all models of their Rocking Sleepers, similar to Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. Approximately 649,000 units are part of the recall. Consumer reports found that at least four children have died due to these products. Fatalities occurred in the Rocking Sleepers after the infants rolled […]

What Happens During Workplace Inspections?

two construction workers working on site | work accident attorney

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the government agency responsible for enforcing occupational safety and health regulations in the workplace. Part of this enforcement includes workplace inspections, but it would be impossible for OSHA to inspect every single workplace. Therefore, there are only certain events that would trigger an inspection on a business: […]

Should I Consider Mediation?

two men shaking hands | Mediation attorney

Mediation is a form of dispute resolution in which a neutral third party, the mediator, helps the parties reach a voluntary agreement without going to court. The mediator has no authority to impose a decision, so nothing is decided unless both parties agree on it. This form of resolution can be used in most non-criminal […]

Top Construction Related Work Injuries

seven men on stairs at construction site | Work injury attorney

The latest statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration show that construction accounts for only 4% of workers in the United States, but for 21% of work-related deaths. More than half of these deaths in the construction industry were caused by the “Fatal Four,” which include falls, being stuck by an object, electrocution, and […]