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Category Archives: Construction Accident

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Crane Segment Falls at Fort Lauderdale Construction Site Killing Worker, Injuring Two on Ground

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

A Florida construction worker was tragically killed this week on Thursday when a crane segment that was being used on a high-rise construction project fell from the high-rise onto a bridge. According to local Florida news reports, the April 4 accident happened around 4:30 p.m. in the afternoon on the Southeast Third Avenue bridge… Read More »

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New York Construction Worker Death Toll Up from Prior Years, Options for Louisiana Construction Workers Injured on the Job

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When we read about construction worker and other worker deaths in the news, we often see numbers, data, and statistics, but we often fail to pause and think about the actual workers who have tragically passed away on the job. That fact makes this statement by Charlene Obernauer, the executive director of the New… Read More »

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Florida Construction Worker Rushed to Hospital after Serious Head Injury on the Job

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

A Martin County, Florida construction worker was rushed to the hospital for treatment on the afternoon of Tuesday, January 30 after a serious workplace accident. According to local news reports, first responders arrived at the scene of the workplace accident at around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and assisted a construction worker who had… Read More »

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Ohio Construction Worker Killed after Falling from 20 Foot Height in Tragic Workplace Accident

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

There is no question that “falls from heights” is a category of workplace accidents that often result in severe injury and even sometimes death. Unfortunately, the latter was true last week when an Ohio construction worker fell from extreme heights on a job site and died at work. The death of the Ohio construction… Read More »

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Work in Construction in Louisiana? Here’s What You Need to Know About Common Construction Industry Workplace Accidents and Your Right to Louisiana Workers’ Compensation

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

When we drive down the highway, ascend the stairs of our office buildings, cross over bridges, and speed down tollways, it is rare that we have the hardworking people who built our roads, bridges, buildings, and byways in the forefront of our minds. The truth of the matter is that the infrastructure that we… Read More »

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Top Ten Construction Site Injuries In Mississippi

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Workplace safety is no laughing matter. Every day across Mississippi and the US, thousands of people are victims of accidents that should be prevented by following federal safety laws. In Mississippi, the construction industry is tied for number one in workplace fatalities. Here are ten common injuries people experience from construction sites. The Fatal… Read More »

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Common Types of Factory Accidents

Common Types of Factory Accidents

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Factory work is labor-intensive and can be quite dangerous. Workers in these kinds of industrial settings are exposed to a number of hazardous materials and dangerous equipment on a daily basis. According to the Department of Labor, 5,333 workers died on the job in 2019. Though not all of those who died were factory… Read More »

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Occupational Illness: Common Industries and Illnesses

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Occupational illnesses and diseases are common among many different industries in Louisiana, and they often require pricey medical treatments and time away from work. Fortunately, workers’ compensation includes occupational illnesses and diseases in addition to workplace accidents, meaning that you can receive money for medical expenses and lost wages if you develop an illness… Read More »

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Report: New Construction Companies Make Up Bulk of Comp Claims

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

According to recent data collected from workers’ compensation claims filed over the last ten years, 75% of claims paid outcome from construction companies that have been in business for less than four years. Further findings from the report found that: New employees represent 33% of claims and are at greater risk of sustaining an… Read More »

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What Is The Long-term Effect Of A Crush Injury?

By Lunsford Baskin & Priebe PLLC |

Crush injuries can leave victims with serious long-term injuries, some of which they may never fully recover from. Crush injuries are incredibly serious and are often fatal, so you need to know the causes of these injuries and the long-term ramifications of suffering from them. In this blog, you’ll learn all about the technical… Read More »

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