Can a Construction Worker Sue if They Fall at Work?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls on a construction site are one of the leading causes of workplace injury and death, accounting for 36.4% of fatalities in the industry in 2019. Between heavy machinery, dangerous tools, and the capacity for […]

Legal Options for Construction Workers Injured in Work Zones

Hundreds of workers are injured or killed by irresponsible drivers in work zones every year. In 2019, 842 fatalities occurred in work zones; 135 of those fatalities were workers on the job. The overall number of deaths increased 11% over the previous year, highlighting the […]

Legal Options After Crush Injuries On Construction Sites

Construction workers face many risks on the job. In fact, one out of every five work-related fatalities in the private sector happens in construction. One of the biggest risks facing construction workers is being crushed against or by an object. Being caught in or between […]

Top 9 Causes Of Scaffolding Falls In Construction

Construction workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the U.S. And one of the most dangerous tasks for construction workers is working on scaffolding. Michigan State University found that, between 2001 and 2018, 26 Michigan workers died while either erecting or working on […]

Is Your Employer Liable for Construction Site Heat Strokes?

During summer, the longer days and warm weather mean busier construction sites. And those construction sites are only as safe as construction companies and supervisors make them. One of the biggest dangers construction workers encounter is extreme heat, which can cause devastating injuries and illnesses […]

Why Most Construction Accidents Happen in the Summer

Summer is usually a busy season in the construction industry. Unfortunately, the season also presents many risks for construction workers, some of which are caused by the extreme temperatures. Let’s take a look at the most common risks facing construction workers in the hottest months […]

The Need For Safety On Construction Sites

On a construction site, there are significant problems that can arise. Unfortunately, there are far too many situations in which construction workers suffer injuries. Some of these are complete accidents, but others may be the result of lack of safety. It’s important for construction workers […]