Employees in the construction industry have a high risk of falls because they are exposed to many hazards during building construction. The hazards are compounded when there are many contractors working on a project.
The Leading Cause of Fatalities in the Construction Industry
The leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry is falls. Since 1995, more than 300 fall-related deaths have occurred each year, or approximately one third of all construction deaths. The sad part of the story is that most of these deaths could have been prevented.
How do these accidents occur?
Employees in the construction industry have a high risk of falls because they...
Flavors like bubble gum, cotton candy and cupcake have made e-cigarettes attractive to adolescents along with a perception that they are safe. In 2015, 16% of high school students and 5.3% of middle school students used e-cigarettes, according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Researchers studied concentrations of 12 aldehydes like formaldehyde in e-cigarette vapors using three popular brands of e-cigarettes, each of which had a different type of heating mechanism.
Aerosols from the flavored liquids contained large amounts of formaldehyde, acetaldehyde and acrolein, while the liquids themselves did not.
Q: CAN I RECOVER IF THE OTHER PARTY HAS NO INSURANCE?
A: Often times yes. This depends on your insurance policy. Uninsured motorist coverage allows you to recover for medical bills as well as pain and suffering, even if the other party was uninsured.
In certain states they must decide to elect “zero threshold/full tort” or “lawsuit threshold/limited tort coverage.” Although more expensive — our concern is with our clients’ welfare and we suggest wholeheartedly that our clients purchase “zero threshold/full tort coverage” in the event that they and their loved ones are seriously injured. Such an election can make all the d...
Product manufacturers, by law, must provide a product that is safe for its intended use. Unfortunately, some companies produce inferior and dangerous products, and allow them to be sold to the public ― resulting in various injuries. Everything from children’s toys, medical instruments, to basic household items must carry some type of warranty. When a product is defective and causes injury to the user or those around him or her, the manufacturer may be liable for the ensuing damages.
Companies have a duty to warn if a product is dangerous, and to inspect the manufacturing and design of their products. Neglecting to do so may save the company money in...
Holiday travel continues to increase and is expected to reach its highest in years this Labor Day Weekend. Despite improvements in automobile safety and accident awareness, the Labor Day Holiday is one of the most dangerous times of the year to drive and accidents are expected to increase with the increase in travel. The NSC reports that in past years:
35,200 US traffic deaths occured throughout the year
3.8 million crash related injuries requiring medical attention occured throughout the year
394 deaths occured just over the Labor Day weekend
42,200 injuries needing medical attention were reported Labor Day Weekend
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Our style of representation is one of compassion with you; yet vigorous and aggressive at the negotiation table or in a court room. We are result-oriented; because we know the impact your case can have on your future -- so our representation is one that con...