Recent Posts in Construction Accidents Category

  • Bystanders and Construction Safety

    Construction sites are naturally dangerous workplaces, both for the workers themselves, and for anyone who happens to share a close proximity to the site. For workers, injuries are not uncommon in the slightest; according to the US Department of Labor, in 2013, 20.7% workers who were killed on the job were killed because of construction related injuries. Who is at fault for the accident depends on ...
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  • Construction Worker Injuries and Your Legal Options

    Every year, construction workers are being injured on the job – let’s face it, they have an inherently dangerous profession. However, accepting that risk isn’t something that they need to do, because the risk of injury should be a preventable one. When a worker is injured on the job, they will almost always have some form of legal relief to help them recover from their injuries. There may be three ...
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  • Proving Fault in Personal Injury Accidents: General Rules

    Making a Determination of Legal Liability Most accidents occur because somebody was being careless, or negligent as it is referred to in legal terms. One must make a determination of liability, which is who is legally responsible for covering your injuries (or at fault). There is a basic rule that applies to each accident situation: One person involved in an accident is typically less careful than ...
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  • Comparative vs. Contributory Negligence

    When a personal injury lawsuit involves negligence, it is common for fault to be shared to some extent by both parties. For example, take a car and motorcycle accident where the motorcyclist suffers injury to the head or neck. The driver would be considered negligent if they were speeding; however, if the motorcyclist was not wearing a helmet, they could be deemed negligent too, and partially ...
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  • Preventing Ladder Injuries at Construction Sites

    On any given day, there are approximately 252,000 construction sites across the nation, with almost 6.5 million construction workers. What’s more, the fatal injury rate for those working in construction ishigher than the national average for all industries, and in 2012 OSHA found fatal work involving contractors accounted for 19.3 percent of all fatal work injuries. In the inspections, OSHA also ...
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  • Do You Know How Many Workers are Injured Every Year on the Job?

    Though the Occupational Safety and Health Act ( OSHA ) was instituted to provide a harm-free work environment, the workplace is still a hazardous place. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , 2012 saw nearly 3.0 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported. This comes out to an incidence rate of 3.4 cases per 100 full-time workers. The rate reported in 2012 continues a trend ...
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