Grand Jury Investigating Philadelphia Building Collapse

A grand jury will be investigating and gathering evidence following last week’s deadly building collapse in Philadelphia. Six people were killed and 13 were injured Wednesday when a four-story building that was being demolished collapsed on a Salvation Army thrift store as people shopped. Several civil lawsuits have already been filed in the wake of […]

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 Man Falls 10 Feet Into Open Manhole

If construction or utility crews aren’t careful, they could create serious hazards for drivers and passersby. Luckily, a South Philadelphia man wasn’t seriously injured when he fell 10 feet down a manhole that a Philadelphia Water Department crew had left open. The 69-year-old said he was cleaning the outside of his car when the fall […]