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Construction workers face high rate of injury

Construction workers face high rate of injury 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

In Florida and throughout the country, construction workers are at a higher risk for job-related injuries than people working in most other occupations. In 2012, the construction industry had the…

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Construction accident lawsuits in Florida

Construction accident lawsuits in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida may be an attractive relocation destination for both people and businesses. This has led to a large number of construction projects across the state and plentiful jobs for construction…

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Florida construction worker injured by dump truck

Florida construction worker injured by dump truck 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A Sept. 17 construction accident involving a dump truck sent a worker to the hospital. He was working at a paving job on the Florida Turnpike around 2:00 a.m. when…

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Construction accident injures 4 workers in Florida

Construction accident injures 4 workers in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On Sept. 9, the fire marshal reported that four construction workers were injured in the City of North Port in Sarasota County. The incident transpired around 1:00 p.m. and resulted…

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Forklift injures Florida landscaper

Forklift injures Florida landscaper 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 59-year-old Cape Coral man suffered serious injuries when a forklift struck him on Aug. 28 at 10:30 a.m. The man was taken to the hospital after the incident occurred.…

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Liability in construction site accidents

Liability in construction site accidents 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers in Florida, or any other state, face more hazards on a daily basis than workers in most other industries. Because of the danger that is inherent in construction…

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Florida construction accident kills 1, injures 3

Florida construction accident kills 1, injures 3 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Fort Lauderdale police are investigating a Miller Construction Company construction site accident that killed one and injured two others on July 21. This…

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Florida man injured in construction accident involving tractor

Florida man injured in construction accident involving tractor 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

On June 13, a Brooksville man who was operating a small tractor at a construction site inside a vacant AmSouth bank building in Clearwater suffered leg injuries in an accident…

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Man dies after underwater entrapment at construction site

Man dies after underwater entrapment at construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A fatal accident on June 10 involving a construction diver performing an underwater job at a roadside drainage project in Florida was under investigation. A local news outlet initially reported…

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Worker injured at Florida construction site

Worker injured at Florida construction site 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 43-year-old public works employee working outside a high school in Palm Coast suffered injuries working on a construction project, which is part of a $5 million capital improvement endeavor…

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Family files suit against company for worker’s death

Family files suit against company for worker’s death 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Workers in Florida may know that fatal workplace accidents have increased in some areas in the state. A representative for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that while workplace…

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Florida man run over by forklift in construction accident

Florida man run over by forklift in construction accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

For many, construction work is a way of life. The last thing you want to hear as a worker or loved one of a construction worker is about the dangers…

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Construction accident claims worker’s life in northern Florida

Construction accident claims worker’s life in northern Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

A 29-year-old father of two boys working for Mariana-based Superior Structures for the last five years recently fell 40 feet to his death while attempting to erect a billboard beside…

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Florida man dies in construction accident on State Road 408

Florida man dies in construction accident on State Road 408 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Putting up billboards on the side of the roadways can help drum up business for companies. For the men and women who are responsible for putting up these huge advertising…

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Construction accident leads family to question safety in Florida

Construction accident leads family to question safety in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

If you’re hurt at work, you deserve to be compensated while you heal. Not having to be concerned about missing work or your medical bills can make a major difference…

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Construction collapse leaves injured behind in Florida

Construction collapse leaves injured behind in Florida 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction workers were doing a job on a home on Spanish River Road in Boca Raton, when there was a dangerous structural collapse. The accident was triggered when some of…

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3 employees struck by girders in construction accident

3 employees struck by girders in construction accident 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Construction accidents can be caused by a variety of reasons, as Miami construction workers can attest. When a building is not built securely, it can collapse, causing injuries to employees.…

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2 injured in construction accident caused by floor collapse

2 injured in construction accident caused by floor collapse 150 150 Panter, Panter & Sampedro

Florida construction workers know that they work in a dangerous industry. Even when companies are proactive in establishing workplace safety regulations and protocol, accidents can still happen. Accidents can be…

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