What Are the Top Causes of Accidents on Construction Sites?

Construction workers face significant risks each day they head to the job site. However, various regulatory agencies have implemented strong safety measures to ensure worker safety on construction sites. Unfortunately, accidents still occur. In fact, one out of every five worker deaths across the country happens in the construction industry. Here, we want to discuss… read more

What Are The Major Causes Of Scaffolding Accidents?

Scaffolding is one of the most important structures at many construction sites, particularly those that involve multiple levels. However, scaffolding accidents are a leading cause of injuries in the construction industry. Here, we want to discuss the major causes of scaffolding accidents. In general, these incidents are entirely preventable, and it is not uncommon to… read more

Third-Party Liability in a Construction Accident

If you or someone you love works in the construction industry, then you know there are more risks involved than most workers face in their jobs. However, that does not mean you should not be able to recover a fair compensation for your injuries. In many cases, construction accident injuries are caused by third-party contractors… read more

Portland Construction Worker Killed in Trench Collapse

A trench collapsed and killed a 27-year-old worker in Portland yesterday. The construction worker was at the bottom of a trench working on a sewer line when the walls on both sides of the trench collapsed. According to Portland Fire & Rescue, the crew was using temporary bracing walls to prevent the collapse of the… read more

Oregon Construction Accident Lawyers Explain Workplace Regulation and Risks

Too frequently we hear stories of a construction accident that has either taken lives or seriously injured workers often through no fault of their own. The physical injuries can be severe and lead to financial destruction for workers and their families due to time away from work and lost wages. The emotional strain can also… read more