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Construction Worker Injury

Increased Construction Worker Injury Risk During Boom?

Increased Construction Worker Injury Risk During Boom? 2560 1696 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction worker injury stories are not uncommon. In early August, six workers were hospitalized after a serious accident at a Brickell construction site. The accident happened as a result of…

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Wife of electrocuted worker files wrongful death lawsuit

Wife of electrocuted worker files wrongful death lawsuit 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The wife of a man who was killed in a Florida construction accident filed a lawsuit seeking compensation for her husband’s wrongful death. The lawsuit names at least four different…

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1 killed by falling safety barrier in Florida accident

1 killed by falling safety barrier in Florida accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working in construction, you know that you’re always at a higher risk of injury. You may work near highways with speeding traffic, or you could be in an industrial line…

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Establishing a safe work culture reduces risk

Establishing a safe work culture reduces risk 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction sites are frequently the scene of fatal accidents that, in many instances, are completely preventable. Risk of accidents and injuries rise when employees who are working unsupervised cut corners…

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Electrical safety is a life-or-death issue at construction sites

Electrical safety is a life-or-death issue at construction sites 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Working a job in construction is very dangerous. Heavy equipment and other hazards are part of the daily work. Another hazard that must be taken very seriously is electricity. In…

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Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured

Claim compensation from all negligent parties after being injured 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As a construction worker in the current world, you’re exposed to high risks all the time. You may work on high rises, tourist attractions, theme park rides or new developments,…

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Man survives crushing injuries and wins $64.5 million in court

Man survives crushing injuries and wins $64.5 million in court 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Imagine working near a railroad or other busy traffic area where you’re already having to be cautious about traffic safety. You know that you can feel the vibration of passing…

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Safety inspections are important for scaffolding

Safety inspections are important for scaffolding 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction work is a dangerous field for several reasons, including the heavy equipment being used and incomplete structures that are being built. In some cases, equipment that is being used…

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Tips for safer crane operations

Tips for safer crane operations 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

When it comes to heavy equipment, cranes are perhaps one of the most potentially dangerous pieces of all due to their sheer size and weight. Below are some tips for…

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30-year-old man awarded $10 million for construction accident

30-year-old man awarded $10 million for construction accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

If you were ever injured at work, you’d want to be sure that you were going to get the compensation you deserve. After a work injury, you’ll most likely receive…

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Construction accidents can lead to serious injuries or death

Construction accidents can lead to serious injuries or death 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

When we posted last, we discussed the story of the 24-year-old construction worker who was killed at a job site while working on repairs at the Sarasota Square Mall. That…

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The importance of nail gun safety at the workplace

The importance of nail gun safety at the workplace 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Nail guns represent a leading cause of injury at construction and other types of work sites. Florida workers may be wise to have an understanding of how nail gun injuries…

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Construction worker deaths due to crane accidents

Construction worker deaths due to crane accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

As Florida residents may know, construction worker accidents are not uncommon, and many are caused by errors involving cranes. Of all construction worker deaths caused by crane-related accidents, data emerged…

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Florida construction workers face high risk of workplace injuries

Florida construction workers face high risk of workplace injuries 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The nature of construction work places it into a category of employment associated with injuries and deaths. The heavy equipment, power tools, scaffolds and electrical systems involved contribute to the…

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Construction accidents and compensation for injured workers

Construction accidents and compensation for injured workers 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers are at a greater risk for injury and death on the job than workers in most other professions. For the 2012 year, there were more than 4,000…

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Filing a claim after a construction accident

Filing a claim after a construction accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers face hazards on the job that may include dangerous chemicals, falling objects, electrocution and unsafe equipment. When injuries occur in Florida because of one’s job, an employee may…

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What coverage is available for a construction worker’s injury?

What coverage is available for a construction worker’s injury? 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers are usually covered under workers’ compensation when they suffer on-the-job injuries. The severity of an injury and the impact on an employee’s ability to work are factors…

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Man severely injured while doing road work

Man severely injured while doing road work 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

According to witnesses, a road worker who was hit by a driver while on the job on a Florida road was severely injured. The accident took place on the evening…

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