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  1. OSHA Cites Missouri Construction Company in Teen Worker's DeathRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, February 27, 2015 - After a teenage worker was killed on-site in a work accident, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued 13 serious safety violations to a Poplar Bluff construction company. The 16-year-old was struck and killed by the boom of a crane while working on a construction site for the Robertson Incorporated Bridge and Grading Division.

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  2. Widow's Right to Workers' Comp Benefits Affirmed, Without Direct Proof of HarmRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, February 20, 2015 - A Missouri Court of Appeals has affirmed the decision of a lower court to award workers' compensation benefits to Dorothy Smith, a widow who lost her husband to hepatitis C. Smith's husband, Stephen Smith, worked in a medical laboratory for more than 30 years, beginning in 1969. There, he could have been exposed to the disease before protective equipment and procedures became common in the 1990s.

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  3. James Law Group Attorney Comments on Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Washington UniversityRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, January 26, 2015 - An influential Korean family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Washington University, claiming that the university's permissive approach to campus drug culture led to their son's death. Last year, student Yongsang Soh fell from a highrise balcony while under the influence of LSD.

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  4. NHTSA Lambastes Chrysler Over Deadly Jeep Fuel Tank RecallRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, January 21, 2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a letter warning Chrysler that it needs to step up its efforts to recall and repair more than one million Jeep vehicles that may have a fatal fuel tank flaw. According to the NHTSA, a design flaw in some Jeep vehicles can cause the fuel tank to explode after a low- or medium-impact rear-end collision.

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  5. Missouri Counties Announce No-Refusal DWI Checkpoints as Holidays ApproachRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, December 22, 2014 - In November, Greene County announced that no-refusal DWI checkpoints will be created throughout the county, allowing police to compel DWI suspects to give blood samples through the use of warrants. As the holidays approach, it is likely that other Missouri counties will follow suit.

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  6. St. Louis Plant Workers At Risk of Amputation, Electrical Injury and More, Says OSHARead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, December 19, 2014 - Continental Fabricators, a St. Louis manufacturer, has been cited for more than 15 serious safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration . A fine of $52,000 has been proposed by the government agency.

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  7. James Law Group Attorney Comments on Record-Breaking Settlement in Nursing Home Fraud CaseRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, November 19, 2014 - Extendicare, one of the largest nursing home chains in the country, has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve claims of inadequate care, unnecessary treatment and fraud. The claims were brought forward by the United States Justice Department after whistleblowers alerted investigators to systematic problems within the company.

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  8. Missouri Attorney Urges Americans Facing Criminal Charges to Consider Future RightsRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2014 | Law Firm Newswire

    St. Peters, MO, November 12, 2014 - Missouri criminal defense attorney Charlie James of the James Law Group is urging all those facing criminal charges - even minor ones - to fully understand the future consequences of a conviction before agreeing to a plea. "Most people do not realize that our government allows the consequences of a conviction, even a misdemeanor conviction, to last for years and decades," said James.

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