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Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

September 17, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Personal Injury Featured Articles · Comments Off on Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Though the arrival of autumn means many things to different people, one thing is certain: It is the beginning of the holiday season. Though we won’t get the traditional “winter weather” other areas of the country receive, we will see a dip in temperature. That dip is enough for all of us to enjoy apple.

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Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

September 17, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Semi-Truck Accidents Featured Articles · Comments Off on Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

Semi-trucks. 18-wheelers. Big rigs. Whatever you call them, they are usually the biggest vehicles on the road. It takes immense skill to drive one well, between managing the size and dealing with 10 to 18 years. It’s nerve-wracking, and it’s dangerous. In fact, it’s considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States..

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Understanding the Rights of Seasonal Workers

September 17, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · OSHA Featured Articles · Comments Off on Understanding the Rights of Seasonal Workers

Though the heat may not really subside too much as autumn finally comes around in San Luis Obispo, we do enjoy many of the pleasures this season brings. Pumpkin spice takes over, and holidays come more and more frequently. As more and more shoppers flock to stores to buy gifts, decorations and other necessities, the.

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Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Spills Load

September 15, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Semi-Truck Accidents In The News · Comments Off on Truck Carrying Hazardous Materials Spills Load

Commercial trucks are vital to our nation’s economy, but that also means that they can carry dangerous materials. When a commercial trailer spills dangerous products, hazmat teams have to clean up the mess. And if the public is affected, it could open up the possibility of liability claims. One commercial driver was lucky their load.

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Family of Sandra Bland Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

September 14, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Blog - Wrongful Death Category · Comments Off on Family of Sandra Bland Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

In July of 2015, Sandra Bland was pulled over for failing to use her turn signal. The encounter soon escalated, and the police officer who pulled her over alleged she assaulted him. He used this reason to arrest her, transporting her to the local county jail. Her bail was set for $5,000, which was never.

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Seven Injured After Crash on State Route 46

September 13, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Semi-Truck Accidents In The News · Comments Off on Seven Injured After Crash on State Route 46

Seven people were hurt after a crash involving a tractor-trailer on SR-46 near Paso Robles. According to the California Highway Patrol, at approximately 3:42 a.m., the Peterbilt rig was being driven by a 19-year Greenfield man eastbound on the SR-46 East towards Flower Lane, in Shandon near Paso Robles when it swerved into the eastbound lane,.

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California Food Manufacturing Company Facing Hefty Fines After Employee’s Death

September 8, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · OSHA In The News Articles · Comments Off on California Food Manufacturing Company Facing Hefty Fines After Employee’s Death

A food manufacturing and distribution company in California is currently facing more than $100,000 in fines for violations at a Jersey City warehouse where a worker fell to his death. Documents indicate that Wei-Chuan U.S.A., Inc. has eight citations issued against it after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health.

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Dealing with Elder Abuse

September 7, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Blog - Elder Abuse Category · Comments Off on Dealing with Elder Abuse

As our loved ones get older, it often becomes clear that they need help to complete everyday tasks. Sometimes it’s as simple as having an in-home nurse who can assist with medication, cleaning, shopping and other small responsibilities. However, when that simply isn’t enough, moving our loved ones into assisted living communities — a.k.a. “retirement.

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OSHA Receives Multiple Complaints From Syracuse Amphitheater

September 6, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · OSHA In The News Articles · Comments Off on OSHA Receives Multiple Complaints From Syracuse Amphitheater

By law, workers are entitled to a safe and clean working environment in which they perform their jobs. Employers that fall short of providing such an environment are subject to fines and penalties imposed by local, state and federal governments. Workers at the Lakeview Amphitheater located in Syracuse, New York recently filed a complaint with.

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Morgann Cooper Wins Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship

Morgann Cooper Wins Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship

September 6, 2016 · Taylor Ernst · Blog - Personal Injury Category · Comments Off on Morgann Cooper Wins Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship

Ernst Law Group is proud to award Morgann Cooper with the 2016 Brain Injury Caregivers Scholarship, worth $1,000. In 2013, Morgann’s life changed forever. Her sister, Sara, was riding down the road with her friends when the car was suddenly struck at full speed by a semi truck. Sara survived, but with terrible injuries. Her.

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