Look around you. Pipes are everywhere. Some are small. Others are huge. They’re made of a variety of materials, and all sorts of chemicals, fuels, and solutions – and even plain old air – flow through these multi-shaped tubes every minute of every day. You’ll find them in homes as well as in commercial and … Read more
By Don Hopey / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A new scientific study has linked 77 minor earthquakes last March around Poland, Ohio, just across the Pennsylvania-Ohio state line, to hydraulic fracturing. The seismic sequence, including a rare “felt” quake of a magnitude 3.0 on the Richter Scale, was linked to active “fracking” by Hilcorp Energy Co. on … Read more
I have represented the victims of asbestos related mesothelioma and lung cancer that worked at Weirton Steel for more than 25 years. Know your lawyer. I have personally seen the devastation of these horrible, preventable diseases.
Thousands of Western Pennsylvanians worked at Steel Mills, Power Plants and Chemical Plants like these. Men and women work hard everyday trusting they were not working in dangerous conditions. Companies were aware of the dangers of asbestos. Toxic asbestos products were installed at worksites of steelworkers, boilermakers, electricians, pipe fitters, insulators and others throughout Western … Read more
FROM Bloomberg Businessweek: By Matthew Phillips The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to regulate air pollution from coal-burning power plants. The 6-to-2 decision written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg hands the Obama administration what is arguably its biggest environmental victory in its effort to use the Clean Air Act as … Read more
From NationalGeographic.com: By Laura Parker for National Geographic PUBLISHED JANUARY 16, 2014 Even before last week’s chemical spill fouled tap water in nine counties in West Virginia, where more than 200,000 people still cannot use their water after seven long days, it was not unusual to find black water running from kitchen faucets in homes … Read more
In a stunning reversal the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reversed the Order from the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, PA allowing a Plaintiff who was barred from bringing a Worker’s Compensation or any claim because the disease did not manifest itself within the 300 week statute of limitations under the Workers Compensation Act. … Read more
The Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, L.L.C. assists people who have suffered serious injuries at work and at home from accidents and exposure to toxic substances, like asbestos and benzene. Call the the Law Offices of Lee W. Davis, Esquire, L.L.C. at 412 781 0525 for a free evaluation. Read below for more … Read more