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Preventing Construction Accidents in Miami

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

The construction industry has a great impact on the economic growth of our nation. Without this industry, we’d have no infrastructure such as buildings and roadways. Although the construction industry is an important one, it’s also a risky, yet dangerous one, often resulting in construction accidents and sometimes death in Miami. OSHA’s Fatal Four… Read More »

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New Construction Worker in Miami? Three Reasons Why Inspections Are Important in Preventing Construction Accidents

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

The construction industry is an exciting field for a new worker looking for job stability, the opportunity to gain a skill, and the possibility to make a good living. But, new workers should be aware of the risks of working in the industry. The construction industry is a dangerous one for any worker —… Read More »

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Construction Accidents in Florida

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

The population in Florida is growing. In 2018, Florida saw an 11.6% population growth, making it the third most populated state in the U.S. Unfortunately, with the demand for new construction and remodeling throughout Florida comes the possibility for construction-related accidents. Property owners and employers of construction workers have a duty to their employees… Read More »

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How to Recover Compensation for Injuries Sustained During a Fall on a Construction Site

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

According to OSHA, 21.1 percent of all worker fatalities in the United States were in the construction industry. The leading cause of private sector construction worker deaths was falls, accounting for more than one-third of all construction-related fatalities. It is no secret that construction sites are inherently dangerous, which is why OSHA has dedicated… Read More »

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Wall Collapses On I-95 And Kills 2

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Construction accidents are all too common occurrences, especially along roadside construction sites. Though most sites come with warning signs miles in advance of the actual construction zone, a work zone crash occurs on average once every 5.4 minutes. Of the daily occurrences, 70 of them resulted in at least one injury. Every week, an… Read More »

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When Construction Explosions Occur, Who Is Liable?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Fires and explosions can happen in just about any workplace when the circumstances are right, but in the construction industry, the circumstances are almost always right, which is why explosions are much more common than in any other industry. Explosions are dangerous, plain and simple. Even a “weak” explosion can result in several severe… Read More »

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Injured By Leftover Construction Materials: Who Is Liable?

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

Whether a team of contractors is hired to do work on a private residence or whether they are contracted to erect a large commercial building, one thing about each project will inevitably look the same: the tools and materials leftover at the job site at the end of each work day. Construction workers, unlike… Read More »

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Miami Scaffold Accidents Increasingly Common Occurrences

By The Law Offices of Spencer G. Morgan, P.A. |

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, a scaffold collapsed in Center City Philadelphia and sent two workers to the hospital with minor injuries. The scaffold was hanging off the side of a building, suspended about 25 to 30 feet in the air, before it collapsed. Onlookers said it looked as if the scaffold was in… Read More »

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