Category Archives: Construction Accident

Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp

Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp

If you have been injured while working on a job site, you may be eligible to receive workers’ compensation. In this article, our experienced personal injury attorney explains everything you need to know about construction accidents and workers’ comp. Construction Accidents and Workers’ Comp Were you injured while working? The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides […]

Understanding Pennsylvania Construction Site Forklift Accidents

Understanding Pennsylvania Construction Site Forklift Accidents

Construction sites have a well-deserved reputation for being dangerous workplaces, due in part to the hazardous equipment workers use on a daily basis. One of the most dangerous types of equipment used on construction sites is the powered industrial truck, better known as a forklift. Operators use these powerful pieces of equipment to move, raise, […]

Save These Important Documents After A Construction Accident

Save These Important Documents After A Construction Accident

Due to the hazardous nature of construction, it’s an inherently dangerous industry for workers. One out of every 10 of the 6.5 million people who work in the construction industry suffers injuries in on-the-job accidents each year, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. Additionally, statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor report an injury […]

Damages for Construction Site Fall Accidents

Damages for Construction Site Fall Accidents

According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), falls are the leading cause of injury and death on construction sites. It is the responsibility of the contractors and subcontractors on a site to provide a safe work environment, including fall prevention measures. When these protections are not in place and you are injured in a […]

Construction Site Chemical Exposure

Construction Site Chemical Exposure

Construction workers face numerous on-the-job hazards. As a result, between 700 and 1,000 workers are killed and an additional 150,000 are injured in construction site accidents each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Exposure to perilous substances and chemicals is a leading cause of injury among workers […]

Struck By Accidents on Construction Sites

Struck By Accidents on Construction Sites

Struck-by accidents are a common occurrence in the construction industry. Listed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration as one of the “Construction Fatal Four,” struck-by accidents killed 93 construction workers in 2016 alone. Some of the most common types of struck-by construction accidents include: Vehicle and heavy equipment crashes. Whether they occur on the road or on […]

Workers Comp vs Third Party Claims

Workers Comp vs Third Party Claims

Construction sites are dangerous workplaces and as a result, on-the-job accidents aren’t uncommon. Due to hazards of the job, when a construction worker is hurt, their injuries may be quite serious, requiring extensive medical treatment and recovery time. Medical bills from a construction accident can add up quickly, leading injured workers to wonder about their […]