• Raised Concern Due to an Increase in Crude Oil Transportation

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 08-Sep-2015

    One problem that has raised much concern in large cities throughout the United States is the increase in crude oil transportation via trains. While oil companies defend themselves and say they are doing everything in their power to ensure preparedness in all areas, residents and emergency management experts worry that this increase in transport may ...
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  • Repeat Offender Poultry Processor Fined $861K for Numerous Safety Violations

    Posted By The Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III, PC || 03-Sep-2015

    OSHA has recently fined an Ohio poultry processing facility $861,500 for 55 safety violations. The company allegedly knew about the dangerous conditions, but ignored the problem and continued to expose workers to serious and potentially deadly injuries. Case Farms Processing Inc. is a repeat OSHA offender and has been described by OSHA’s assistant secretary of ...
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  • 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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