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Eric T. Chaffin

Pennsylvania Company Owner Pleads Guilty in Trench-Related Fatality

On September 28, 2015, a 21-year-old man was installing a sewer line 11 feet underground at a commercial construction site in Butler, Pennsylvania. As part of a four-man crew, he finished digging the trench about 2:00 pm Monday afternoon, but […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Wisconsin Milling Company Fined $1.8 for Safety Violations that Led to Fatal Explosion

Didion Milling, a corn milling and soy processing company headquartered in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, was recently cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for 14 safety violations, with proposed fines totaling $1.8 million. The company was put under […]

Eric T. Chaffin

Construction Worker Blames Scaffolding for Serious Fall

A California construction worker has received a $2.7 million settlement in a case he filed against White Cap Construction Supply, Inc., and its parent company HD Supply, Inc. The plaintiff claimed that he was seriously injured by the manufacturer’s defective […]