Construction Accidents Often Result From Lapses In Safety

Construction accidents have been all too common in Philadelphia this summer. Of course, there was the tragic June 5th building collapse in downtown Philadelphia that left six people dead and wounded more than a dozen, but there were numerous other accidents as well that you probably never heard about. For example, on July 11, a […]

Pennsylvania Worker Crushed To Death At Mine

As long as coal mining has been a staple in the Pennsylvania economy, it has also been notorious for workplace accidents and deaths. Although the coal mining industry has grown safer over the decades, it still involves inherently dangerous work and equipment. Just this week, a worker at a western Pennsylvania coal mining company was […]

Homes Collapse In South Philadelphia 8 Injured

Today it was reported that South Philadelphia row homes collapsed leaving several injured, not even two months after a deadly construction site collapse in the city left six people dead. At this point, officials have reported that at least four row homes were damaged and parts of three homes collapsed after an apparent explosion late […]

Construction Worker Injured In Collapse At Temple University

Construction sites are full of hazardous conditions and all too often, construction workers are injured on the job in Philadelphia. A recent example of this occurred at Temple University in North Philadelphia earlier this month. According to reports, the construction accident occurred when part of the fifth floor of a building under construction collapsed, leaving […]

Philadelphia Construction Accident Leaves Two Injured

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was called to the site of a Philadelphia construction accident last week that left a construction worker and a firefighter injured. The accident occurred Thursday afternoon at a construction site located on JFK Boulevard and North 19th Street. Officials have reported that a 54-year-old construction worker suffered a head […]

Firefighters Suffer Injuries In Philadelphia Because Of Weather

Firefighters expect to suffer extreme conditions from the heat while working on the job and, to some extent, expect some degree of injuries because of those fires. However, even workplace injury lawyers in Philadelphia would be surprised to learn that a couple firefighters suffered injuries because of the frigid weather. In Philadelphia, a fire broke […]