A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that a man who was fired after his fiancee filed a complaint against their mutual employer may sue for illegal retaliation.
There is no doubt that Richard Volpe is sick, and no doubt that the former police detective spent 9/11 breathing in clouds of soot at the World Trade Center. Yet that is no guarantee that the ex-cop, or many others like him, will qualify for a substantial share of the $2.78 billion Congress has set to compensate people who fell ill after being exposed to ground zero toxins.
Pressed by depression, burnout and anxiety over past medical mistakes, 1 of 16 surgeons said they considered suicide over a 12-month period.
The state of offshore drilling in Alaska’s Arctic can be summed up in one word: uncertain.
Responsibility is key if you’re one of the largest coal companies in America. Which is why Massey Energy does not deserve to be one of them.
CDC Heads Up hosts the first Live Chat on Twitter about concussion in sports with a panel of professional athletes and experts, Thursday, Jan. 27.
Part of the Bannister Federal Complex is contaminated by beryllium that was used to make parts for nuclear bombs, according to a report obtained by The Kansas City Star. But federal officials aren’t saying what that means.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, commonly known as OSHA, is looking into what caused Wednesday’s accident at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove in which two workers were injured after a piece of equipment weighing at least 3,000 pounds came crashing down on them.
One worker died Friday morning after trying to help two unconscious colleagues overcome by ethanol fumes as they cleaned blood plasma from a container at an Atwater Village pharmaceutical company.