Electrical Accidents – Find a Lawyer

19 Feb

The National Institute for Occupation Health and Safety (NIOHS) found that between 1992 and 2001 there were 44,363 electricity-related workplace injuries.  Electric shocks kill approximately 400 workers in the US every year, and many more are seriously injured. An electrical injury can vary from a simple shock, to cardiac problems, severe burns, and even death. […]

Welders Disease Accidents – Find a Lawyer

18 Feb

Welding Rod fumes contain the dangerous and deadly neurotoxin manganese that affects the brains ability to control your body’s motion. The sad reality is that individuals who have been exposed to this dangerous chemical are more susceptible to develop the symptoms of Parkinsons or manganism 20 years earlier in their life then normal. Exposure also […]

Trench Collapse Accident – Find a Lawyer

17 Feb

Every year there is dozens of trench injury deaths and hundreds of injuries associated with trench collapse. According to OSHA regulation, before sending a worker in to a trench over 5 feet deep, an employer is required to first install sufficient shoring to prevent collapse. It is then necessary for them to perform a proper […]

Scissor Lift Accident – Find a Lawyer

16 Feb

“Scissor lifts” and “cherry pickers” are both names for an elevated work platform that is commonly used in construction, manufacturing, utility, and maintenance. The Center for Construction Research and Training found in a 2005 study that workers are most commonly injured by tip over, collapse, or electrocution caused by electrical wire contact. These injuries can […]

Crane Accidents – Find a Lawyer

15 Feb

It is no secret that being a construction worker is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. There are more than 7 million construction workers in this country alone. Cranes are the workhorses of the construction industry, and account for nearly 30 % of all fatal construction site injuries are crane related. If […]

Construction Site Fall – Find a Lawyer

14 Feb

It is no secret that being a construction worker is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. There are more than 7 million construction workers in this country alone. Every year there are more than 1,000 construction site fatalities, and hundreds of thousands of injuries – and the most common injury on a […]

Workplace Injuries – Find a Lawyer

13 Feb

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, each year there are roughly 3 million occupational injuries that require hospitalization, and in 2004 there were 5,703 deaths. These are staggering figures, and often times these accidents are attributable to dangerous working conditions or the negligence of employers. It is advisable, and often beneficial, to […]