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Asbestos Manufacturer Liability Redefined by Supreme Court

Asbestos Manufacturer Liability Redefined by Supreme Court The Supreme Court has redefined the liability of a company under general maritime law for asbestos-related injuries caused by third party integrated parts. In the Air & Liquid Sys. Corp. v. Devries case the Supreme Court held that manufacturers need to warn users when their products contain other […]

Mon Valley Residents Upset About Fracking Site in Their Community

Mon Valley Residents Upset About Fracking Site in Their Community A proposed fracking site near U.S. Steel’s Edgar Thomson mill is causing problems for nearby residents. They have written two dozen statements and sent them to the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) opposing Merrion Oil and Gas drilling a well next to the mill. […]

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Representing Former NCAA Football Player Diagnosed with ALS

Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. Representing Former NCAA Football Player Diagnosed with ALS Goldberg, Persky & White, P.C. is involved in a lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The case is headed to trial and will have a September trial date. Charles Schretzman, a former football middle linebacker, is taking legal action against […]

The Introduction of the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act

The Introduction of the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act Earlier last month, the Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act (ARBAN) was introduced. If passed, it will ban the use and importation of asbestos without exceptions. A new right to know campaign is also being made, requiring current importers, processors, and distributors  to report and […]

Asbestos in Claire’s Makeup

Asbestos in Claire’s Makeup Earlier in March, makeup from Claire’s and Justice stores tested positive for asbestos, the carcinogen that causes mesothelioma and lung cancer. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tested makeup from both Claire’s and Justice and found asbestos in three of Claire’s products and one of Justice’s products. The products include: eye […]

What to do After Receiving a Concussion

What to do After Receiving a Concussion Concussions are inevitable with physical activities like sports. There are techniques and tricks to help reduce the chance of getting a concussion, but there is not a guaranteed way to stop concussions from happening, except for not playing sports altogether. Once someone sustains a concussion, he or she […]

Concussions in the NCAA

Concussions in the NCAA Before the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) was created, many kids were becoming seriously injured while playing football for different schools. According to a 1905 article in the Washington Post, 45 young men died from game inflicted injuries in a five year span. Another tragedy occurred when a Union College halfback […]

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