Search
Search

Construction Accident

Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
Construction workers play a vital role in our society, and it’s important that they stay safe on the job. Many accidents and injuries can be prevented by following certain safety guidelines. Heavy machinery, dangerous heights, and loud worksites make construction one of the most hazardous industries. This article will cover...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
Construction site accidents can result in serious injuries, and can lead to costly medical bills and lost wages. A New York construction accident lawyer can help you pursue compensation from any party responsible for your injury. According to OSHA, falls are the leading cause of construction site injuries. These accidents...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
Construction is a physically and mentally demanding line of work. Workers spend long hours in harsh environments, handling heavy machinery and working on top of buildings. Fortunately, accidents on construction sites can be prevented by taking safety precautions and implementing risk mitigation protocols. These can help prevent falls, electrocutions, burns...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
Most workers who are injured on the job receive workers compensation payments to cover partial wages lost due to their injury. These payments are not taxable in most cases. Nevertheless, it is important to understand how these payments are treated for tax purposes. There are several situations in which these...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
What is the duty of a driver if the vehicle he is driving is involved in an accident? A car accident is a traumatic experience. There are many factors to be taken into consideration. The driver, the passengers and the at-fault driver are all entitled to certain responsibilities. Duty of...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
What Percentage of Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial? Although trial is the most expensive option, it is also the most beneficial. According to the US Department of Justice, three percent of all personal injury cases go to trial and two percent are settled before trial. Juries generally award more...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
If a nurse gives you the wrong medication, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages. Giving the wrong medication can be dangerous because the wrong dose can cause adverse side effects. It can also lead to an overdose, which requires emergency medical treatment. The responsibility for giving the...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
You can’t file a lawsuit if you discover the injury two years later. This applies to both written and oral contracts. But if you discover a physical injury that’s related to your job, you may still have a case. Property damage lawsuits have a three-year statute of limitations. Claims against...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
You may be wondering, “How does a car accident affect my life?” The fact is, it can have a very significant impact on a person’s quality of living. Injuries can prevent you from working, driving to school, or going to doctors’ appointments. The emotional trauma from the accident can affect...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
During the time before the incident, the premises were reasonably safe, and the person has to prove that the danger was not obvious or was present for a long enough period of time. A wrongful act, such as a slip and fall, can result in severe pain. It is therefore...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
Many people wonder what it will cost to hire a medical malpractice lawyer. The costs can be significant depending on the complexity of the case. Some medical malpractice attorneys offer a free initial consultation to determine if the case is worth pursuing. Other medical malpractice attorneys work on a contingency...
Construction Accident
Date:
By Clair B. Norton
There are many different factors that can contribute to a bus accident. Some people are distracted by the passengers, others are assaulted by the drivers, and other people may break traffic laws. If you have been in a bus accident, you will likely have some portion of the blame. Regardless,...