Jackie is a director of Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co. L.P.A. Jackie joined the law firm in 1985, immediately after matriculation from law school. She was elected shareholder in 1991. She served on the Management Committee of the firm from 1998—2005. Jackie serves as counsel for numerous businesses in all phases of business and corporate representation including corporate and business formation, contract negotiating, advising, and drafting, bank loan negotiation, buying and selling businesses, and handling disputes between minority and majority business owners.
In June 2019, following a five-week trial, a Lorain County, Ohio jury awarded a $44 million-dollar verdict to Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty, Co., L.P.A.’s (KWGD) clients—a small 134-year-old family bakery and its two owners, David Gibson and his 89-year-old father affectionately referred to as “Grandpa Gibson.” The verdict represents […]Read More
A recent study identified leading indicators that predict safer construction project sites. The report, entitled “Construction Safety Best Practices and Relationships to Safety Performance,” reviewed the effectiveness of dozens of “passive” and “active” leading indicators of safety at large building projects. This study also appears in the online edition of […]Read More
Schedule training to meet the 12/1/13 training deadline Update training materials; Contact your chemical suppliers to determine when they will be replacing the old MSDSs with new SDSs; Review your written Hazcom Program to update it in accord with the revised Hazard Communication Standard “HCS” or “Hazcom Standard”; Contact suppliers […]Read More
As a result of multiple recent high profile fatality incidents involving temporary workers, OSHA is launching an initiative to further protect temporary employees from workplace hazards. This initiative emphasizes enforcement, outreach, and training to assure that temporary workers are protected from workplace hazards. In April 2013, OSHA sent a […]Read More
On January 4, 2013, OSHA issued its Site-Specific Targeting 2012 Program (“SST Program”) which authorizes inspections of workplaces where the highest rates of injury and illnesses occur. This site-specific targeting plan is a list of companies that OSHA intends to inspect during the 2013 calendar year. Any non-construction workplace that […]Read More
Citing falls as the leading cause of death in construction, OSHA has launched a fall prevention campaign, emphasizing that these falls are preventable. OSHA first identifies the high fall construction activities as (1) floor openings; (2) fixed scaffolds; (3) bridge decking; (4) re-roofing; and (5) leading-edge work. OSHA next states […]Read More