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Construction Accidents

Can Employees Be Liable for Construction Site Accidents?

Posted on November 6, 2018 to
The construction site is one where everyone must work together to avoid accidents. After all, construction accidents can be devastating, if not fatal, when someone does not perform their duty correctly. Job-related fatalities are too common. The Occupational Safety...
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What are the Causes of Crush Injuries at Construction Sites?

Posted on November 15, 2017 to
A crush injury on a construction site occurs when a worker’s entire body, or a part of their body, is caught between two components and crushed. These injuries can be fatal. Even when they are non-fatal, the victim can...
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What is a Construction Defect Lawsuit?

Posted on September 22, 2017 to
A construction defect lawsuit is one that typically involves a breach of contract. It can equally involve a breach of warranty, negligence by one party or another, and strict liability. Common Examples of Construction Defect Claims and Why They...
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What Caused This Virginia Trench Collapse That Killed A Construction Worker?

Posted on October 19, 2016 to
Construction Accident Attorneys Helping Injured Clients in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Last month, a man was killed when a trench collapsed during a construction project in Virginia. According to a report from the Sheriff’s Office, the worker was...
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Three Injured In A Northwest D.C. Construction Accident

Posted on October 5, 2016 to
Construction Accident Lawyers Serving Workers in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia A brick and concrete wall collapsed on a building in Northwest Washington in a construction accident earlier this month, injuring three construction workers. Of the three, two were critically...
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Two Workers Sustain Serious Injuries in a Construction Accident

Posted on August 8, 2016 to
Construction Site Accident Lawyers Helping Workers Across Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia Last month, two workers were injured in a construction accident while working on a building in the Southeast area of Washington, D.C. Both workers were struck by...
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Two Virginia Construction Workers Injured When Car Crashes Into Work Zone

Posted on July 18, 2016 to
Construction Work Accident Lawyers Helping Injured Victims in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia  A 53-year-old woman was charged with reckless driving when she smashed into two contract workers and caused a construction work zone accident on Interstate 81 last...
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Why is OSHA Investigating This Virginia Construction Company?

Posted on March 9, 2016 to
Two weeks ago, a worker was injured  while working at a construction site in Portsmouth, Virginia. The worker was standing 25 feet high on scaffolding when construction equipment crashed down on him, knocking him unconscious. The fire department was...
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OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Construction Worker Falls

Posted on March 2, 2016 to
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the U.S. Department of Labor and a few other federal agencies announced earlier this month that May 2-6 is the time frame for the third annual National Stand-Down. The highest number of...
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Could More Have Been Done to Protect Three DC Construction Workers Injured in a Hotel Wall Collapse?

Posted on February 3, 2016 to
Late last month, there were three DC construction workers injured in a hotel wall collapse, according to The Washington Post. The incident, which involved the collapse of a brick and concrete wall, reportedly took place at the Savoy Suites...
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