Slow Down And Stay Safe When Driving In Construction Zones

Construction zones are an avoidable reality of traveling on roads and highways. No matter the type of project or size of a road construction zone, it’s important to pay attention, obey signs and signals, and be patient when driving in construction zones in order to avoid an accident. Construction zones are hazardous places for workers and drivers, increasing risk of injury on both sides. However, by following a few simple [...]

Can I Seek Compensation for a Construction Site Accident?

Construction work is a dangerous job. Construction workers routinely climb to great heights, use large and powerful machinery, and work around exposed electrical wiring, often in very hot weather. When something goes wrong on a construction site, the potential for severe injury to a worker is high. If you have been hurt in a construction accident, it is important to contact a lawyer as soon as you can. Construction crews [...]

2022-07-29T15:14:29+00:00October 11, 2021|Construction Site Accident|

How Can I Receive Compensation for a Construction Site Injury?

Every day, thousands of Americans suffer injuries in the workplace. While accidents can occur in any type of job, workers in some industries have an increased risk of injury. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), multiple types of work in the construction industry are among the top ten most dangerous jobs in the United States. While injuries can happen for any number of reasons on a [...]

2022-07-29T15:19:16+00:00April 14, 2020|Construction Site Accident|

Who is at Fault for Your Construction Zone Accident?

Imagine this common commuter scenario: Already running late for work, you take a wrong turn and find yourself in an area that is unfamiliar to you. Traffic congestion has you locked in, so you cannot turn around. A few moments later, you discover the cause of the congestion - a construction zone. You cannot avoid it, so you forge ahead, hoping for the best. Instead, you experience a construction zone [...]

2018-06-03T08:25:00+00:00June 3, 2018|Construction Site Accident|

Government Liability in an Auto Accident – What Victims Should Know

Auto accident claims are, by nature, complex, but when there is an element of government liability, even more rules and statutes are added. To make matters worse, these accident victims are at an even higher risk of a denied or reduced claim when filing suit against a government entity. Thankfully, a little knowledge, along with the assistance of an attorney, can improve the outcome of your case. Learn more in [...]

2018-01-03T09:38:00+00:00January 3, 2018|Construction Site Accident|

Construction Site Negligence – Beware of Trench Collapse Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) of 1970 states that U.S. employers are required to provide a safe and healthful workplace. Unfortunately, not every employer complies. Take, for example, the recent trench collapse in South Carolina. Though no one was fatally injured in the incident, OSHA fined the company for not protecting its employees from trench collapse hazards. Learn more about these dangerous but common incidents involving construction site [...]

2017-08-30T09:18:00+00:00August 30, 2017|Construction Site Accident|

Construction Crews Taking a Break Off Over Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the busiest for travel in more than a decade, and for good reason. Employment is up, gas prices are down, and families and friends are ready to celebrate. With some 766, 000 Wisconsin residents expected to travel out of town and 693, 000 expected to hit the highways, road crews are taking off for the extended weekend. Unfortunately, that does not eliminate [...]

2017-05-25T09:11:00+00:00May 25, 2017|Construction Site Accident|

Warmer Weather Means More Construction in Wisconsin – Stay Safe and Avoid Accidents

Warm weather means backyard barbecues, fishing trips, sun tans, and children playing outdoors. However, it also means an increase in construction work—more road work, more work zones, and (unfortunately) more construction site accidents. Sadly, some may lose their lives because of these crashes. However, with the right information, families can increase their odds of staying safe and making it through the crazy Wisconsin summer construction season. Work Zone Accident Statistics [...]

2016-05-17T16:27:35+00:00May 17, 2016|Construction Site Accident|
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