Category: Workplace & Environmental

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Massage Envy Sexual Assault Lawsuit Filed in Arizona

Yet another lawsuit has been filed against Massage Envy, this one by an woman who claims her masseur touched her inappropriately with his mouth during a massage in Tempe, Arizona.

California Wildfires

Napa Woman Arrested, Charged with Starting Lake Berryessa Fires

A woman from Napa Valley has been arrested on suspicion of arson after officials say she started wildfires near the north end of Lake Berryessa in Northern California.

California Wildfires

Napa County Fire Lawsuit

Our lawyers are filing lawsuits for individuals and winery owners who suffered losses in the 2017 Napa fires. Plaintiffs are blaming PG&E for negligence in “paving the way for the most destructive wildfires in California’s history."

Legionnaires

Legionnaires’ Outbreak Reported in New York Nursing Home

An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in a New York nursing home has claimed the life of one woman, according to ABC News.

Legionnaires

Sixth Case of Legionnaires’ Disease Confirmed at Texas Hotel

At least 6 guests who stayed at a hotel in Round Rock, Texas, have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease.

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Gas Field Injury Lawsuit

Nearly 100 workers in the gas and oil production industries are killed each year on the job, and hundreds more are severely injured. A recent OSHA survey found that about 70 oil and gas extraction workers are killed each year...

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High Levels of Benzene Found in Texas After Hurricane Harvey

EPA is warning Houston residents to wear breathing masks to protect against molds and benzene emissions left over from Hurricane Harvey.

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Railroad Cancer Lawsuit Filed in Louisiana

A man from St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana, who formerly worked as a railroad carman/mechanic has filed a lawsuit alleging that exposure to hazardous chemicals caused his kidney cancer.

Legionnaires

New York Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Kills One, Sickens 6

At least one is dead and another 6 have fallen seriously ill in an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York.

Legionnaires

Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease Increased 450% in Recent Years: Study

Cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been skyrocketing across the U.S. in recent years, according to a new study.