Shippensburg foundry hammered by OSHA

A Shippensburg, PA foundry has been hammered by OSHA for repeated safety offenses at the Shippensburg location of Domestic Castings.  The type of safety violations the story identifies are the type that can cause injuries at work.   According to OSHA, the repeat violations, carrying a $90,860 penalty, included open-sided floors and platforms that were not guarded with standard railings and other safety features; permanent, durable identification was not affixed to alloy steel slings; pulleys were not properly guarded; sprocket…

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Applying for Social Security Disability

Often in my practice, I have people call into our office to see if we can help with their social security disability application and help win them benefits.  I often also represent my client sin workers' compensation for social security disability as well. There are three ways to apply for social security disability benefits. 1.  You can visit your local social security office in Carlisle, Chambersburg, Harrisburg, or York for our areas of service. 2.  You can contact the Social…

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York County Court shoots down Facebook Discovery Request

York County Court of Common Pleas recently issued an opinion denying a Defendant's discovery request to obtain Facebook information from a Plaintiff, in which the Plaintiff opted that information to be private, under Facebook's privacy settings. In this case, the Defendant filed a Motion to Compel Discovery on the Plaintiff to obtain information on Plaintiff's Facebook that was set as private.  Defendant was seeking information regarding Plaintiff's diagnosis as the result of a personal injury litigation matter.  Specifically, the Defendant…

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