Each year, thousands of people are injured in workplace accidents. Unfortunately, some of these accidents are avoidable, as they involve issues like violence, fires and explosions, transportation mishaps and slip and falls. In addition to catastrophic injuries that can occur on job sites, like traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and broken bones, in some...Read More
Large corporations frequently disregard safety regulations in an effort to increase their bottom line. When they do so, tragic accidents can occur, resulting in injuries and death. Sometimes the number of injuries and deaths can be staggering. In 2010, an offshore oil drilling rig owned by BP blew up off the coast of Louisiana when...Read More
Drunk driving accidents claim over 30,000 American lives every year. Even though the public knows the horrific consequences of getting caught drunk behind the wheel, drunk driving is still a modern epidemic.
The simple, irrefutable truth is that every drunk driving accident is entirely avoidable, if only the drunk driver learned how to act responsibly.
Workers at accident scenes sometimes tell us that they knew they were supposed to take precautions, but that they were being rushed to complete the job. Construction companies’ race to beat the bottom line is costing our construction workers their lives, and it is time to stand up and say “No more.” Twice last month,...Read More
If you are a construction worker, you use construction equipment and tools every day throughout the course of your job. Proper-working equipment is very important on construction sites, because one product’s defect can seriously injure or even kill those operating or working near the machine. http://youtu.be/GTHijSxgotU If you are at work and are injured by a...Read More
Workers compensation law varies from state to state, meaning that the way the law applies to your situation in Maryland may not be the case in Virginia. There are also different aspects of workers compensation law that the average worker may not be aware of, such as third party claims. In most cases, workers are...Read More
According to WJLA 7, a Maryland worker fell to his death from a water tower in Pasadena, Maryland on the evening of March 21. [ubermenu-map address="Pasadena, MD" zoom="14" width="375px" height="375px"] Anne Arundel County officials say the 21-year-old man was working on cellular communications equipment on the tower when he fell. The tower is located behind a...Read More