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  • Category: Wrongful Death

    What Types of Electrical Injuries Occur on Construction Sites?

    Every year, nearly 1,000 people in the United States suffer fatal injuries due to electrical injuries. In adults, electrical injuries mostly occur at work. Electrical injuries are the third leading cause of fatalities among construction workers. The types of construction accidents involving electrical injuries include the following: Flash burns caused by an arc flash Burns[…]

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    How Common are Stairwell Accidents?

    According to a study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine (AJEM), stairwells are a common source of injury for people of all ages. Approximately 50 percent of the homes and apartments in the United States contain stairs. In addition, stairwell slip and fall accidents account for a significant percentage of serious injuries on[…]

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    What are the Risks of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Workplace?

    Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that is also known as the silent killer because it is the leading cause of poison-related illnesses and fatalities around the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 400 people die, and another 4,000 are hospitalized, because of unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in[…]

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    This March is Poison Prevention Week

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 87 people die from unintentional poisoning every day. This March 15th to 21st is Poison Prevention Week, an annual awareness campaign that has been observed for nearly 60 years. The campaign intends to remind Americans that some of the most hazardous and deadly items[…]

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    A Closer Look at Wrongful Death Claims  

    A loved one’s tragic, untimely death can impact their spouse and children in so many ways. Beyond the loss of their companionship and support, the death of a parent or spouse can be financially devastating. In cases where a careless or negligent act caused a tragic death, family members may consider filing a wrongful death[…]

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