Category: Construction Site Accidents

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A Look at Amputations in the Workplace

February 26th, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Amputations are some of the most devastating and traumatic injuries that a person can suffer. Victims must struggle against many challenges to reach a new normal in their lives. Unlike many other types of injuries, amputations are permanent and life altering. Accidents that lead to amputations often occur in the workplace and are especially common […]

Workplace Fatalities Highest Since 2008

September 23rd, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

2014 was the deadliest year for American workers since 2008, when a tragic 5,214 US workers lost their lives. The Wall Street Journal specifically pointed out the “dramatic” rise in job-related deaths of oil field workers. According to the reports, the most dangerous industries for American workers are construction, mining, agriculture and manufacturing. Texas, Colorado and Wyoming experienced the largest increases in fatalities.

What To Do After a Dallas Construction Accident

July 6th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The construction industry is an important part of the Dallas area economy. Many individuals earn a living and provide for their families while performing work at construction sites. So when a construction accident happens, resulting in serious injuries and loss of earning capacity, it can have devastating effects on individuals and their families. A Dallas […]

The nature of construction work is dangerous. You’re exposed to heavy machinery, toxic chemicals, and other hazards every day. It’s up to construction companies to provide a safe environment to help protect against work-related injuries. If you’re injured in an accident at work because of the negligence of another, an experienced Texas construction accident attorney […]

Texas Woman Sues Husband’s Employer for Wrongful Death

June 10th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

A woman brought a lawsuit against a Delaware-based company based on alleged negligence. She filed the suit against Vyve Broadband LLC in the Texarkana Division of the Eastern District of Texas. She has hired at least one Dallas personal injury attorney to help her with her case. She argues that the company breached their duty […]

What is OSHA?

May 5th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you have worked in or near a construction area, then you have probably heard the term “OSHA” thrown around, but what is OSHA? OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which was created by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. It is a division of the Department of Labor, and its […]

Crane Falls onto the Dallas Museum of Art

April 30th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

On April 3, 2015, a crane truck tipped over and hit the roof of the Dallas Museum of Art at about 9:30 a.m. The crane was just a few feet away from hitting the famous sculpture, Ave, a red steel sculpture that sits in the front of the museum. That sculpture was actually created by […]

One Killed and Three Injured in Dallas Construction Accident

April 13th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

On April 2, 2015, one worker was killed and three were injured in a Dallas construction accident. A steel frame collapsed during the construction of a Dallas-area athletic center for a high school. Thankfully, there were no students near the scene at the time of the accident. The cause of the collapse is still being […]

Injuries at a construction site can create complicated legal questions, especially regarding who should take responsibility for the injury. This is because who is liable depends on a number of factors, including who you are and who is present at the construction site. Your Dallas construction accident attorney will need to interview you to answer […]

You are a careful and responsible construction worker. You know that hazards surround you when working on a site. You also take all the necessary precautions to protect yourself from any mishap or an accident. You also wear the necessary safety equipment, as instructed by your supervisor. So, do you think that you are safe? […]