Category: Construction Accidents

Construction Workers’ Lives Depend on Strong Safety Protocols, Onsite and Offsite

When a structure is unsafe and needs to be repaired or rebuilt, construction workers are the ones who venture into close proximity with the danger, in order to correct it. This is one part of why construction is one of the most dangerous careers in the U.S. Quality construction work is essential to making the world safe for everyone, but it is possible to make the work itself safer as well. When a construction worker is injured, it’s almost always due to a faulty piece of equipment, a safe...

How much do construction accident lawsuit settlements pay out?

Working on a construction site is one of the most dangerous jobs around. Not only is there heavy equipment everywhere, but huge steel beams, two-by-fours, concrete, welding equipment, nails, and other potentially hazardous objects are all over the construction site. Falls from roofs or scaffolding are also common. Every day a construction worker shows up on the job, injury or even death is possible. About 20% of all employee fatalities in private industry in 2019 were on construction sit...