• Illinois Construction Companies Fined $2M for Knowingly Exposing Foreign Workers to Asbestos

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 27-Aug-2015

    A recent investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) determined that the owner of two Illinois construction companies knowingly exposed at least eight foreign workers to deadly asbestos fibers. Joseph Kehrer, of Kehrer Brothers Construction and D7 Roofing, was found in violation of several OSHA safety standards and has been fined nearly $2 ...
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  • Truck Driver Fatigue Cited as Reason behind Tracey Morgan Crash

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 24-Aug-2015

    The National Transportation Safety Board officially attributed last year’s highway crash between a Wal-Mart truck and a limo carrying comedian Tracy Morgan to truck driver fatigue. The NTSB concluded that the accident could have been prevented if the driver, Kevin Roper of Jonesboro, Georgia, had slowed to 45 mph, which was the posted speed limit ...
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  • New Survey Reveals List of Bizarre Distracted Driving Trends

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 17-Aug-2015

    Most people have heard that texting while driving is one of the most dangerous and distracting things you can do behind the wheel, but a new survey from Erie Insurance reveals an even longer list of strange things people admit to doing when they should have been focusing on the road. In their online survey ...
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  • Teens Who Consider Themselves “Safe Drivers” Admit They Still Text Behind the Wheel

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 10-Aug-2015

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, distracted drivers have been responsible for over 3,000 fatal crashes in 2013 alone, 10 percent of which resulted in teen deaths. The numbers continue to grow at alarming, even epidemic levels. Even teens who consider themselves to be safe drivers have overwhelmingly admitted to texting and checking their ...
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