After lobbying efforts by the Abrasive Blasting Manufacturers Alliance and other industry insiders, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that it is rolling back its proposed beryllium rules that would have protected Illinois workers from exposure to the dangerous mineral. The rules had been proposed while President Obama was still in office and was… Continue reading Rollback of Beryllium Rule Puts Workers at Risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning about a popular type of gastric balloon meant to help with weight loss because five patients have died. The FDA issued its warning on Aug. 10. All five of the deaths occurred from 2016 until the safety alert was issued and involved two out of the… Continue reading New Weight Loss Remedy is Taking Lives
Illinois residents who have dash cams mounted in their cars may be able to use their footage to help prove liability in car accidents. If the cameras capture what happened just before and during the collision, the evidence may help to strengthen the claim. In addition to dash cam footage, photographs of the scene and… Continue reading Will Dash Cam Footage Help Your Car Accident Case?