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HTMLAvoiding OSHA Citations: The Best Defense Is (Also) a Good Offense
Stefan A. Borovina; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 5, 2015
In the unfortunate circumstance when an employer receives an OSHA citation, it is comforting to know that numerous procedural and substantive legal defenses exist to limit liability. Of the substantive defenses, one of the most effective is known as the “unpreventable employee...

 

HTMLOSHA Tweets New Year’s Reporting Resolutions
Amanda S. Reynolds; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on December 17, 2015
As of January 1, 2015, OSHA is setting forth new reporting requirements for employers. According to a recent OSHA “Tweet”, employers will be required to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24...

 

HTMLFocusing on Safety (and Potential Recognition) with OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 19, 2015
If you are a small or medium-sized business and want to know how you are doing in terms of safety, one option is to simply ask OSHA by participating in its voluntary On-site Consultation Program. If you elect to participate in this program, a consultant will work with you to identify workplace...

 

HTMLCredibility of Injured Employee Key Consideration in Vacating Citation
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on January 16, 2015
A recent decision from the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission shows the importance credibility of witnesses can play in any contested action. In this recent matter, the Administrative Law Judge (the court) vacated a citation against a telecommunications and electrical utilities...

 

HTMLOSHA Standards Protect Workers from Exposure to Ebola
David E. Leach; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on December 15, 2014
Can an employer receive an OSHA citation for failing to protect its employees from exposure to the Ebola virus? Surprisingly, the answer is yes. While most workers in the United States are unlikely to encounter the Ebola virus, workers whose jobs involve healthcare, airline and other transportation...

 

HTMLHunting Season Puts Manufacturers and Retailers in the Crosshairs
Christopher P. Midura; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2015, previously published on February 3, 2015
As hunting season draws to a close across New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, manufacturers and retailers of hunting products, including treestands, face the risk of claims and lawsuits arising out of the use, or misuse, of their products. With regard to treestands, which are primarily utilized...

 

HTMLNew Insurance Covers Celeb-Endorsed Products from Endorser’s Public Fall from Grace
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) announced a new insurance product called Celebrity Product RecallResponse. According to the company, it is designed to protect companies exposed to risks if a celebrity endorser suffers a public fall from grace or sudden death. It aims to particularly help...

 

HTMLMcIlroy Settles Management Dispute Out of Court
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
On Wednesday Morning, February 4, Rory McIlroy and his former management company Horizon Sports Management confirmed a settlement between the two parties, ending the multi-million dollar contract dispute that has dragged out for 2 years.

 

HTMLNCAA Says District Court Got It Wrong
Joseph M. Hanna; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 14, 2015
Citing NCAA v. Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma where the Supreme Court found the NCAA’s amateurism rules were procompetitive, the NCAA claimed the district court erred in finding such rules anti-competitive and “embracing an analysis that conflicts with fundamental...

 

HTMLOSHA: Hospital Workers Exposed to Contaminated Laundry
Michael Rubin; Goldberg Segalla LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 16, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015
OSHA has cited a New York City hospital after an investigation found workers were exposed to laundry contaminated with blood, bodily fluids, and other infectious materials. Approximately one year ago, the Manhattan hospital allegedly replaced linen laundry bags with thin plastic bags that broke,...

 


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