A Baltimore-based asbestos removal company has been accused of failing to protect employees from health hazards associated with the substance. An advocacy group has filed a complaint with the federal government on behalf of the workers.
Imagine driving along the highway and suddenly noticing little bits of green sailing through the air. Upon closer inspection, you realize that those bits of green are wads of cash, sailing out of an armored truck and into the air for drivers to grab.
Consumers need to be aware of dangerous beauty products containing hazardous substances that can be detrimental to your health. In some instances, hair styling products, skin creams and makeup have been found to contain bacteria, heavy metals or hazardous chemicals.
If your vehicle has ever stalled on a highway or busy street, you may remember feeling nervous about being exposed to traffic as you tried to fix the problem or call for help. As cars and large trucks rush past you, you run the risk of being hit even if you're fully pulled over on the side of the road. These accidents do happen, unfortunately, and they're quite often fatal.
A recently released report indicates that kitchen appliances make up the bulk of product complaints listed in a government database. More than 30 percent of product safety complaints listed on SaferProducts.gov relate to kitchen appliances. This category is comprised of electric ovens, ranges, dishwashers, refrigerators and microwaves. Other high-ranking items include nursery equipment, shoes and toys.
With spring planting season nearly upon us, Maryland's farmers are heading back to their fields. And their large machinery is going with them. That means the state's drivers will start to see tractors and other large equipment on the roads surrounding farms.
A surgeon who insisted he had removed a patient's tumor, despite tests and reports to the contrary, was sued for medical malpractice by a Maryland man who lost his hearing as a result of the unsuccessful surgery.
In a recent post we discussed the Metro train crash that killed nine people and injured many more. Seven wrongful-death lawsuits were settled, and the remaining two were to be decided this month. But a U.S. District judge has postponed both trials based on recent news reports and comments by attorneys and parties in the case that he said had "poisoned" the jury pool.
An extremely deadly February on Harford County, Maryland, roads has police officials concerned yet uncertain about the reasons behind an unusually high number of fatal car accidents last month.