Category Archives: Wrongful Death from Construction Accidents

Wrongful death is devastating, but our person injury attorneys have insight to help the families of those who have suffered a wrongful death from construction accidents.

Could I Be Hurt While Working in a Construction Zone?

Taking into account all the possible dangers that construction workers face on the job is a difficult task, but it is the responsibility of employers to do so, because if they fail to, lives could be lost. Still, in some cases, construction accidents are caused by third parties, and in those cases, the party at fault should be held accountable….
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Can Workers’ Comp Help My Family If My Father Died On the Job?

While money is the last thing someone wants to be dealing with or even thinking about after losing a loved one, families are often left to struggle following the death of a family member on the job. However, in some cases, these families may be eligible to receive help financially in the form of workers’ compensation benefits. According to the…
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St. Petersburg Construction Worker Killed in Roller Accident

A roller (also known as a roller-compactor or road roller) is a construction vehicle with a large cylinder attached to the front in place of the wheels that is used to compact concrete, soil, asphalt and gravel, usually as a part of constructing a road. Recently, a construction worker was killed in a roller accident while working on a jobsite…
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What Happens If a Subcontractor Dies On the Job?

A subcontractor is an individual or a business that takes on a portion of a project from the principal contractor or another subcontractor. For instance, if a construction company is building a house and it does not have an electrician on staff, it might bring in an electrician as a subcontractor to wire the home. Unfortunately, because subcontractors are not…
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Who Can I Call If I Fell While Working on a Construction Site?

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in 2012, 34.6 percent of construction worker deaths were the result of falls. Unfortunately, a recent fatal Florida construction accident resulted from a fall. The accident happened at a Tampa Electric Co. power plant. The 31-year-old accident victim worked for the Southeastern Construction and Maintenance Co., according to the Tampa Bay Times.  He…
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Fatal Construction Site Accident in Hallandale Beach

Police are investigating a construction accident at a private home last month that killed one worker, a 27-year-old man who was working on the foundation of the home. The crew was moving a crane from one side of the construction site to the other. As the crane was moved, it started to wobble. As the crane began to topple over, the…
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