Millwrights Note Health Problems Due to On-the-Job Asbestos Exposure

The duties of a millwright probably include those tasks that many people take for granted. For example, when one has the opportunity to observe a shiny new factory, a refinery, a steel plant, or something similar, it’s usually in a state of completion and ready to run. However, it’s the nation’s millwrights that are largely … Read more

Pipefitters among Those Most at Risk for Asbestos Disease

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

Fracking caused earthquakes in existing faults in Ohio, study says

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

Grand jury indicts Blankenship

Fallout for Don Blankenship after the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster FROM the WV Record: November 13, 2014 4:26 PM By CHRIS DICKERSON CHARLESTON – A federal grand jury on Thursday returned an indictment charging former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship with four criminal offenses related to the April 2010 explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine … Read more

Weirton Steel Mesothelioma Lawyer

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.

The Supreme Court Dims the Lights on Coal Power

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

Personal Injury

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