Tag Archives: construction accident

Staggering Number of Construction Site Fatalities Continues to Grow

In the U.S. more than 900 construction workers were killed in 2015 alone*. While the construction industry is certainly safer than it was decades ago, data shows construction workers are operating in increasingly unsafe environments.  “Think about it in these terms: Every week in 2015m 18 construction workers went to work and did not return -->

Emerging Technology May Reduce Construction Site Injuries and Fatalities

A student at the University of Pennsylvania has developed a prototype of a devise that could greatly reduce the likelihood of construction site injuries. The technology would monitor worksites, and if a safety issue was detected the technology would immediately notify workers via a mobile app.  This type of technology would be especially beneficial for -->

Filing a Construction Accident Lawsuit

If you are injured while working on a construction site, you might be told that worker’s compensation is the only way to recover your injury losses. However, depending on the party at fault in your accident, you may have grounds for a personal injury lawsuit. If you or someone you know has been injured in -->

Upstate NY Man Dies in Construction Accident

On Thursday, January 14, 2016 a home project went terribly wrong in New Lebanon, New York. According to authorities the victim, a 38 year old New Lebanon man, was attempting to help a family member install footing drainage around a home on Route 5. The man was working from a ditch when the sides of -->