A fatal boiler explosion caused by a series of maintenance errors led to a $47 million settlement involving six different companies.
Have you ever wondered if OSHA would fine your company over a Form 300 violation even if you got everything else right as far as safety is concerned? This court case shows it will.
A manager sued his employer alleging that, while helping a severely injured employee, he was exposed to serious injury risk himself and as a result developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How did a court rule?
What happens when no one witnessed an injury and the injured worker doesn’t remember it?
It’s the weekend many in the U.S. love to hate: As we turn our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST), we lose an hour of sleep. Is it time to go on DST all year-round?
What makes OSHA go directly after company owners and executives? Lying to the agency is definitely one reason.
A former co-worker stabbed a rest area overnight attendant in the face, permanently blinding him. He applied for workers’ comp benefits, but his employer denied the claim, arguing the assault didn’t arise out of employment. How did a court rule?
An employee had a heart attack at work. The facility had an automated external defibrillator (AED) on site, but no one used it to help the employee. Did a court approve the employee’s request for workers’ comp benefits?
A company argues an OSHA fine should be thrown out because of unpreventable employee misconduct. How did a court rule?