A Pennsylvania man has filed suit against a roofing company after the plaintiff fell from a utility pole and sustained serious injuries. The Bucks County residents filed the action in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, suggesting that Quality Roofing Supply Company and one of its employees were negligent.
Around 1:15 p.m. on Sept. 18, a trio of employees for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation suffered injuries that required hospitalization after the side of the road on which they were working allegedly gave way. The line-painting truck rolled down a small embankment and came to rest upside down. One of the workers required an emergency flight to a Pittsburgh hospital approximately 25 miles away from the accident scene.
Pennsylvania employers may be interested in a recent National Safety Council report detailing the top 10 workplace safety standards cited during the fiscal year 2014 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. According to authorities, the report contains the same violations that were on the list for fiscal year 2013, with some of them having moved up or down the list.
A recent accident at Pittsburgh International Airport sent one woman to the hospital. The accident happened on Sept. 2 at around 9 p.m. Even though the woman was severely injured, officials say that the accident did not delay flights and did not pose a risk to airline passengers.
A federal court has made a ruling in a Pennsylvania woman's ongoing legal battle over the effects of her exposure to asbestos. The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has struck down one of her claims, but another remains for further adjudication.