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  • Chemical Vapor Released at Dalton, GA Plant July 7, 2014
    This morning, a chemical leak at a manufacturing plant in Dalton GA sent two workers to the hospital and resulted in road closures and a warning for nearby residents to remain indoors. The leak happened Monday morning at the MFG Chemical ...
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  • W. Winston Briggs Law Firm Celebrates Five Years of Service July 1, 2014
    The W. Winston Briggs Law Firm is pleased to celebrate its 5 Year Anniversary today, July 1, 2014. Over the past five years we have successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients. We look forward to continuing ...
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  • The Dangers of Spray Foam Insulation June 24, 2014
    It is often depicted on home renovation shows as a “green” miracle product that can reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 50 percent. But the reality behind spray foam insulation is that if not applied correctly by a ...
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  • Supreme Court Rules Against Victims of Chemical Spill June 18, 2014
    On Monday, June 16th, the Supreme Court ruled against North Carolina homeowners who attempted to sue electronics company CTS Corp, which they claim contaminated their drinking water more than ten years ago. Carcinogenic chemicals such as trichloroethylene were found in ...
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  • Marietta Fire Raises Risk of Toxic Chemical Exposure June 16, 2014
    A two alarm chemical fire at a Marietta warehouse on May 23, 2014 is being investigated by the EPA and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources after a broad fish-kill occurred along a five-mile stretch of nearby Sope Creek. Some ...
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  • Dangers at the Pool or Lake May 27, 2014
    There were two reported water-related deaths this Memorial Day – the same number as last year, but still too many on a holiday meant to mark the start of the summer.  While both these deaths were from drowning, drowning is ...
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  • Toxic Exposure for Airline Workers May 27, 2014
    Airline workers routinely face toxic exposure on almost every flight and in almost every airport. While short-term exposure may be largely harmless, long-term exposure to toxic air and chemicals can cause serious health problems. There is even a term for ...
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  • Watch Out For Insurance Bad Faith May 1, 2014
    Just as you are required to uphold your side of a contract, insurance companies are obligated to act in good faith by upholding their side of a contract when someone files a claim. When an insurance company withholds, delays or ...
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  • Driver-Related Factors a Common Cause of Truck Accidents April 28, 2014
    Every year there are approximately half a million truck and commercial vehicle accidents in the United States. And unfortunately, the size of trucks means that a much higher proportion of these accidents results in fatalities. Truck drivers are not always ...
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  • 4 Exposed to Toxic Chemicals in Kentucky Barge Accident March 26, 2014
    Four Ohio River barge workers were hospitalized last week after they were exposed to a toxic chemical in northeastern Kentucky. Three of the employees of Nashville-based Ingram Barge Co. were performing maintenance on the empty barge on the Ohio River ...
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