May 2014 Archives

Employee injured in workplace accident files lawsuit

Every employee has a right to a safe work environment and every employer must follow the laws that ensure that the workplace is safe from known dangers. However, sometimes due to employer negligence, accidents still happen in the workplace that can lead to serious workplace injuries. Pennsylvania residents may be aware of a workplace accident that occurred back in 2011. Recently, the worker injured in that incident has filed a lawsuit against his former employer.

One injured in Pennsylvania workplace accident

Every Pennsylvania resident who goes to work has an intention to make a livelihood. Taking care of family members and loved ones is the most important priorities for them. Most people follow all the safety rules to ensure that they are safe and healthy. However, accidents at work can injure the person and, sometimes, even cause permanent disability. This can severely affect the person's future and financial conditions.

Warm milk for breakfast? Truck fire snarls interstate traffic

Injuries and illnesses on the job can develop over time or as a result of negligence. It is important for a company to ensure workplace safety and monitor the health of its workers regularly to prevent serious injuries and illnesses from occurring. According to a study, occupational injuries and illnesses in the United States cost $250 billion annually; many of these are caused by workplace accidents in states such as Pennsylvania.

Adjacent building's debris hurt Philadelphia construction workers

Extensive precautionary measures have not been able to prevent all injuries to construction workers across the United States and in Pennsylvania. Recently, two demolition workers were injured in a construction accident that occurred in North Philadelphia on April 29 of this year. According to a city fire captain, a portion of an adjacent building fell when the men were standing at the site of a three-story house being torn down. The fire captain added that the workers were not struck from debris that fell from the row house that was being demolished. The house is located at Diamond Street and owned by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.

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