Personal Injury Law Blog Category: Work Accidents

A slippery walkway is at the center of a slip and fall personal injury case involving a house owned by Tiger Woods' company. Photo by JJ Harrison

June 25, 2015

Tiger Woods’ company confronted with slip-and-fall lawsuit

Tiger Woods is facing a slip-and-fall case filed by one of his former security guards, John Davis, who is also a retired police officer. While guarding Woods’ mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida on December 23, 2010, Davis slipped and fell on a marble walkway. As a result of the fall, Davis, who resides in Miami, […]

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October 10, 2014

Construction Accident Statistics Keep Workers on High Alert

Construction is one of the most important industries in the U.S. However, construction workers put themselves at a high risk of sustaining an injury from a workplace accident. In fact, the construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in America. For a look into the construction accident statistics that are keeping construction workers […]

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May 01, 2014

Could silica be slowly killing you? What Hydraulic Fracturing Workers Need to Know

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are becoming increasingly concerned with reports of injuries and illness related to respirable crystalline silica. This type of fine particle is often a byproduct of hydraulic fracturing operations, also known as “fracking.” What You Need to Know About […]

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November 04, 2013

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder After Work Accident

How to Recognize PTSD after a Work Accident You may know to be on the lookout for delayed signs of physical injury after a serious on-the-job accident. Have you been similarly advised to safeguard your mental and emotional wellbeing? Accident victims often experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can take weeks, months or even years […]

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October 20, 2013

Gives 5 Workplace Safety Tips

Fort Lauderdale Slip and Fall Lawyers Give Advice Some people go to work never thinking that today could be the day that they could be involved in a slip and fall accident at work. However, there are thousands of fall accidents that occur at the workplace each year, and no one ever knows if he […]

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July 28, 2013

What Your Fort Myers Work Injury Means to Your Employer

Following your Florida construction work accident and injury, you may assume that your employer will be there for you. After all, you have been a loyal employee and worker for years, and you know that your direct boss values the work you do. Although this may be true, you need to understand one thing – […]

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Emotional Injuries from Construction Accidents

After a work injury in Florida, an injured victim generally seeks medical treatment. Doctors can usually tell with certainty the type of construction injuries the victim sustained by ordering an X-ray, MRI, CT scan, or other diagnostic test to determine broken bones, ligament injuries, brain injuries, and more. However, emotional injuries are sometimes harder to […]

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OSHA Recommendations Help Prevent Florida Trench Collapses Injuries

One of the most dangerous workplace accidents that can happen is a Florida trench collapse. These accidents almost always result in the death of one or more workers, or at best, serious or life-threatening injuries. Trenches are used for many construction projects in and around the cities of Florida. Trenches can be used for burying […]

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Florida Federal OSHA Crane Regulations

On March 26, 2008, a construction crane in downtown Miami collapsed. Part of the crane plummeted onto a structure 30 stories below, killing two Florida construction workers. Just days before the deadly Florida crane accident, a similar construction tragedy occurred in New York City. Investigations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) both found […]

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Ladder Accidents

Ladder Accidents in Florida Work Injuries Florida’s construction industry faces numerous challenges. Not only do they have to fight the summer heat and long hours, but also the chance of a Florida work injury. Despite precautions, there is a near constant danger of an accident. There are many possible types of Florida work injuries that […]

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