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William A. Ruskin On Tort Litigation And OSHA
Posted on 18 Apr 2012 by William A. Ruskin

By William A. Ruskin OSHA standards can significantly affect litigants in work-related tort litigation. Plaintiffs generally attempt (with mixed success) to use evidence of OSHA regulations to establish the duty owed by the defendants in those cases... Read More

Feds Investigate Texas Plant Fire That Killed 1
Posted on 11 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HOUSTON - (AP) Federal and state officials are investigating what caused a fire that killed one worker at a natural gas liquid plant east of Houston, a facility that since 2004 has paid thousands of dollars in fines for serious violations that included... Read More

Lawsuit Details Cause Of New Mexico Refinery Explosion
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

A survivor of a deadly explosion and fire at a southeastern New Mexico oil refinery has filed a lawsuit, saying the cause was a welding accident and that the plant operator failed to follow safety procedures. Juan Carlos Hermosillo, also known as... Read More