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2011-08-06 00:00:29

Attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Houston’s Arnold & Itkin LLP say a flawed screening process has allowed too many dangerous medical devices to hit the market. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 Houston medical injury lawyers Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin applauded the Institute of Medicine for releasing a report Friday that called for an overhaul of the country’s medical device screening process. The report said the U.S.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of the Houston maritime law firm, Arnold & Itkin LLP, say the federal government and oil industry have been too slow to act on improving offshore worker safety. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 One year after the deadly Deepwater Horizon oil rig fire and explosion, reforms are still needed to provide better safety for offshore workers, Houston maritime injury attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin said today. “On the whole, I don’t think you...

2011-04-20 00:00:30

Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin, attorneys with the Houston maritime law firm of Arnold & Itkin LLP, say safer work conditions would be the best memorial to the Deepwater Horizon’s 11 lost offshore workers. Houston, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Houston maritime attorney Jason Itkin said the effects of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill are still being felt by many communities and workers along the Gulf coast as the first anniversary of the disaster approaches. “Workers,...

2011-04-08 00:00:29

“Black boxes” are a logical technological step to curb fatigued truck drivers, Houston personal injury lawyers Jason Itkin and Kurt Arnold say. Houston, Texas (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Too many exhausted truck drivers are involved in 18-wheeler crashes in Texas and other states, which makes mandating electronic data recorders in tractor trailers the next logical step in making the country’s highways safer, according to Texas truck injury attorney Jason Itkin....

2011-03-12 00:00:29

With the approval of the first deep-water drilling permit since the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, oil companies will need to ensure the safety of their offshore workers, Houston maritime lawyers Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin say. Houston, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Oil companies will need to do a better job of protecting their offshore workers when deep-water drilling resumes this month in the Gulf of Mexico, Houston maritime attorney Kurt Arnold said today. Arnold spoke in reaction to...

2011-02-11 00:00:49

Black boxes in tractor-trailers will get drowsy drivers to pull over, Houston truck accident attorney Kurt Arnold says. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 10, 2011 Texas truck accident attorney Kurt Arnold said the proposal to expand the requirement for electronic on-board recorders in tractor-trailer trucks would help get dangerously fatigued truck drivers off the nation’s highways and prevent avoidable truck accidents. “Electronic on-board recorders will allow more systematic...

2011-01-09 00:43:45

Houston maritime lawyers of Arnold & Itkin LLP say safety reforms are needed to protect offshore workers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Houston maritime accident lawyer Kurt Arnold says the resounding message of the presidential panel investigating the BP oil spill is that another catastrophic offshore platform accident could occur unless the oil and gas industry makes significant safety reforms.

2010-11-14 00:15:15

Maritime law attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Houston’s Arnold & Itkin LLP react to comments made during a two-day hearing being held by the presidential panel that is investigating the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2010 Houston maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin say a presidential panel is shining a light on the corporate carelessness that led to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster and the worst offshore oil...

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