Submitted by Katie Gommel on Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:07
The U.S. Constitution was signed on this day 227 years ago. Since then, 27 amendments have been added to the Constitution, and today we have a document that serves not only to affirm that the government of the United States exists to serve its citizens but to also grant essential rights to individuals. One right that has ensured accountability and justice and has made our country safer is the right to a trial by jury in civil cases – the 7th Amendment.
Submitted by Sarah Jones on Thu, 09/04/2014 - 10:10
Asbestos victims have been granted access to justice after presenting evidence that a corporate defense firm enabled its client to hide and destroy documents that showed their product contained deadly asbestos, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on September 3, 2014.
Submitted by Katie Gommel on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:52
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has taken a troubling step backwards this month that could put all patient’s safety at risk. From now on, CMS will no longer publicly report eight conditions Americans can develop due to poor care called: “hospital acquired conditions” (HACs).
Submitted by Rose Hernandez on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:18
It was a cold and snowy day in western Pennsylvania. The family minivan carrying 10 year-old Davanna was stopped at a red light. Without warning, the sound of a semi-truck’s horn pierced the air. But it was too late.
Submitted by Sarah Jones on Wed, 08/13/2014 - 16:09
When The Huffington Post launched in 2005, it was embraced as a progressive alternative to conservative online media. Now, following its sale to AOL, the liberal answer to Drudge has officially gone corporate.
Submitted by Sarah Jones on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 14:51
Dayton Dexter worked as a pipefitter for almost forty years, and nearly every work day, he was exposed to asbestos manufactured by Garlock Sealing Technologies. As a result, he developed lung cancer, which he tragically succumbed to in 2004.
Submitted by Rose Hernandez on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 13:34
Maiv’s family deserves justice, but outdated trucking insurance laws have left her family facing the high cost of medical care and other losses from the crash that stole Maiv’s life. These same outdated and insufficient insurance laws undermine every American’s safety on the road and deny essential relief to those injured or killed in trucking crashes. Maiv was driving home from visiting her sister’s house in Minnesota.
Submitted by Sarah Jones on Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:14
Corporations will stop at nothing to hide their wrongdoing from the public, but they often can’t hide it from their employees. Because of their access to information, whistleblowers are among the best resources to hold corporations accountable when they steal from American taxpayers by defrauding the U.S. Government.