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of Peckar & Abramson, P.C. -- (312) 881-6309
Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’
  • EPA Proposes Changes to Toxic Substances Control Act Regulations

    Posted by on July 29, 2016
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed changes to existing regulations governing significant new uses of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act to align these regulations with revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communications Standard, and with changes to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard and the National Instit...
  • Illinois Appellate Court Affirms $1.5 Million Jury Verdict in Asbestos Case

    Posted by on November 25, 2011
    The Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, recently affirmed a $1.5 million jury verdict in favor of plaintiffs in Zickuhr v. Ericsson, Inc., Case No. 1-10-3430.  The Court ruled that the trial court correctly (1) ruled that the plaintiffs did not have to show the exact quantity of asbestos fibers the decedent was exposed to and (2) barred the defendant from introducing evidence that ...
  • You’re Invited: November 30th CBA YLS Environmental Law Committee Meeting Featuring OSHA Speaker

    Posted by on November 15, 2011
    As Co-Chair of the Environmental Law Committee of the Chicago Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, I invite attorneys of all ages, law students, and interested members of the public to attend our next meeting.  The meeting will take place on November 30th at 12:15 pm at Jenner & Block LLP, 353 N. Clark Street in Chicago.  Lunch will be generously provided by our host, Jenner & Blo...

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