Slip and Falls on Construction Sites

 Slip and fall accidents make up most construction worker injuries, resulting in 50 percent more missed days of work than any other injury. There are many factors that can lead to a slip and fall, and the injuries caused range from minor to life threatening. If you or someone you know was injured in a slip and fall accident on the job, you may be eligible for compensation. Workplace accidents are usually caused by dangerous work site conditions. Slip and[…] Read More

Construction Site Safety

Construction is a high-pressure industry, with employees and administrators dealing with constant deadlines and tight budgets. These factors along with on-site hazards, such as scaffolding, power tools, electrical problems, and bad weather, led to over 5,100 worker deaths in 2017. Construction insiders may be familiar with the Fatal Four, which are the top causes for private sector construction worker fatalities. Reported by the U.S. Department of Labor, these include: Falls Being struck by an object Electrocutions Caught in/between accidents Every[…] Read More

Sea Isle City Deck Collapse Injures Multiple Victims

In Sea Isle City, New Jersey, a deck collapse led to injuries for multiple victims. On Thursday morning, around 1:30 am, the accident occurred when up to 30 individuals occupied an outdoor deck at a private home, and the structure collapsed. Allegedly, the deck was not built properly. Poorly constructed or maintained homes and businesses may be dangerous for visitors and residents to occupy. If the structure contains broken railings or slippery surfaces, among other hazardous conditions, individuals may incur[…] Read More