Published On: 7.29.2015 North Carolina
Top Five Construction Accident Verdicts
Construction work is a dangerous line of employment that is highly litigated, often resulting in high jury awards and confidential settlements. A total of 4,585 workers were killed on the job in 2013. The latest available figures from OSHA break that number down to 88 deaths per week or more than 12 deaths every day.
Although construction companies and contractors are required to undergo training in order to maintain a safe environment, there are still thousands of workers injured or killed on the job each year. According to OSHA, the “Fatal Four” of the construction industry top injuries are: >Read more