- Factors That May Cause More Oil Train Explosions July 24, 2014
An entire transportation infrastructure can be affected when temperatures rise. A number of factors play into why there are more oil train explosions, including climate change, increased volatility, and increased production.
Increase in Rail Shipments of Oil
Part of the reason for ... read more
- Beware of Car Insurance Scams July 24, 2014
If you are involved in a serious automobile accident and don’t have insurance, you could pay severely. Because having car insurance is mandated by the government, it has pushed many car owners right into the hands of car insurance scammers. ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more
- 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 ... read more