Category Archives: Construction Accidents
Preventing Construction Accidents in Miami
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 »
How to Recover Compensation for Injuries Sustained During a Fall on a Construction Site
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 »
Why Should I Hire A Construction Accident Attorney?
As a construction worker, you may be facing the highest chances of being injured on the job compared to other workers in other occupations. If you do get injured, you may wonder if you can pursue a legal claim. The answer is yes and no. In most cases, an injury claim arising from a… Read More »
When Construction Accidents Are The Result Of Failure To Perform Routine Inspections
The construction industry is fraught with peril. In fact, one in every five worker deaths in 2016 were construction workers. In 2016, 5,910 workers were killed on the job, an average of more than 99 per week and more than 14 deaths per day. There are hundreds of procedures and protocols in place to… Read More »
When Construction Explosions Occur, Who Is Liable?
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 »
Who is Liable For A Construction Zone Car Accident?
Despite the orange cones, many warning signs, flashing lights, and heavy construction equipment, accidents in construction zones happen surprisingly often. This is because no two construction zones are exactly alike, and even the most experienced of drivers have trouble anticipating what lays ahead and navigating zones safely. No matter how obvious workers make a… Read More »
When Construction Accidents Occur As The Result Of Faulty Materials, Who Is Liable?
No personal injury case is ever cut and dry, and oftentimes, proving liability boils down to several different factors, namely proving that the defendant was in the wrong. For this reason, it is always best to consult with a Miami personal injury attorney before facing an injury claim on your own. This is especially… Read More »