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Construction Accident Litigation, Part 1: ‘Biaca-Neto’ and Sole Proximate Cause
In this edition of his Construction Accident Litigation column, Brian Shoot focuses upon a single question: whether the plaintiff-worker’s conduct constitutes the sole proximate cause of the subject accident as a matter of law, or alternatively may be deemed by a jury to be the sole proximate cause of the subject accident. Editor’s Note: This…
What Are Common Causes of Heavy Machinery Accidents?
Construction sites are inherently dangerous places where workers are often exposed to various hazards, including heavy machinery. While heavy machinery is an essential part of construction work, it can also be a significant source of accidents and injuries. Below, the experienced personal injury attorneys at SPBMCC discuss the common causes of heavy machinery accidents and…
Legal Help for Workplace Dump Truck Accidents
Dump truck accidents and injuries are commonly the results of tipping, inadequate training, and overworked drivers. Contact an attorney if you or someone you know suffered a dump truck-related injury. You may be eligible for compensation. Common Dump Truck Accident Injuries According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are nearly 500,000 commercial truck accidents…
Am I Eligible for Construction Workers’ Compensation?
Construction workers are commonly injured as a direct result of carrying out job duties. Common injuries include falls, electrocutions, and entrapments. Injured construction workers may be eligible for workers’ compensation which covers all healthcare related to the sustained injury, travel expenses related to healthcare appointments, and lost wages. Contact an attorney to determine if you…
What Should You Do After a Crane Accident?
Crane accidents are prevalent today and can result in electrocution, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and wrongful death. Negligent practices and equipment malfunction are among the most common causes of crane injuries. Because you may be eligible for compensation, you should reach out to an attorney following a crane accident that resulted in…