Pennsylvania Family Sues After Fatal Construction Accident

The family of a Lancaster County man who was killed in a construction site accident has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court. The fatal accident occurred in December 2010 at an excavation site at Holtwood Dam, which is the oldest of the three major dams on the lower Susquehanna River. According […]

Philadelphia Water Worker Sues Peco Over Excavation Accident

At least $50,000 is being sought in a personal injury lawsuit against PECO Energy Co. and several affiliated businesses. The plaintiff is an employee of the Philadelphia Water Department, who was seriously hurt in an on-the-job accident last year when the tool he was using allegedly made contact with a buried electric line, causing a fire […]

Wrongful Death Suit Filed After Philadelphia Construction Accident

A Philadelphia father of four died last year from injuries he sustained during a fall at work. The man’s widow has filed a wrongful death claim against her husband’s employer and several other parties connected to the construction site accident. Defendants include the manufacturer and retailer of a reciprocating saw that allegedly fell apart in the victim’s […]

Philadelphia Worker Injured When Cherry Picker Tips

A Philadelphia worker was injured on the job this week when a large piece of construction equipment toppled onto him, breaking his femur. The worker had reportedly been in a construction lift known as a cherry picker, which is a piece of equipment more than 20-feet tall that is used to reach high parts of building facades […]

Driver Killed Workers Injured On Closed Philadelphia Bridge

A tragic accident in South Philadelphia has left a 32-year-old driver dead and at least two construction workers injured. According to officials, the accident occurred around 1:30 a.m. Monday on Platt Bridge, which was closed at the time for repairs. Officials say that the driver passed the bridge closure signs and smashed into maintenance equipment […]

Teen Dies In Fatal Construction Site Accident

Undoubtedly, construction sites are dangerous places. This is why adhering to safety procedures and properly training all construction workers in safety protocol is of utmost importance. Any Pennsylvania construction company that fails to promote safety will be placing its workers in serious danger of work-related injuries and sometimes even wrongful death from a construction site […]

Man Paralyzed In Construction Site Accident Walks Again

With the help of a bionic exoskeleton, a 43-year-old architect injured in a construction site accident was recently able to walk again. The technology offers hope that people with paraplegia may be able to walk independently in the near future. Currently, Ekso is not available for consumer use at home. However, the manufacturer, Ekso Bionics, […]

3 Philadelphia Construction Workers Injured In Accident

Construction is one of the most dangerous lines of work that exist today. Of course, closely following strict guidelines at construction sites ensures the safety of workers and passersby. However, all too often construction companies fail to adhere to these restrictions and people are hurt. Last week, three construction workers had to be rushed to […]