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The Waiting Is the Hardest Part: Staff Decreases, Whistleblower Claim Increases Strain OSHA

A February 20, 2019 article from Bloomberg Law provides statistics to explain the significant delays experienced by litigators and attorneys alike in Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s investigation of whistleblower claims. A substantial increase in the number of whistleblower complaints filed with OSHA over the past five years and a contemporaneous decrease in the number … Continue Reading

Court Denies Motions To Dismiss Obstruction Charges Against Former BP Engineer

A recent ruling coming from the Eastern District of Louisiana underscores the importance of document retention and the potential consequences of destroying evidence during a government investigation. Recently, US District Judge Stanwod R. Duval of the Eastern District of Louisiana issued a ruling allowing to stand a criminal indictment against a BP employee stemming from … Continue Reading