Work Place Injuries

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5 things construction workers should know about on-the-job injuries

Falls account for the most common type of injuries among construction workers and are the greatest cause of fatal construction injuries. This data comes from www.findlaw.com.   The falls include falls from scaffolding, roofs, ladders, cranes and other heights.   Falls account for 22% of overall accidents, the website reports.   The Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries says …

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Workplace Injuries in Northeast Ohio are Often Caused by Negligence

Serious accidents and deaths occur in the workplace setting more than many people realize.  There are power tool and welding accidents, electrical hazards, fires and explosions, scaffolding accidents, chemical exposures and even the occasional ponytail trapped in a piece of  machinery, In Ohio within the past year, at least four persons have died in industrial …

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Workers Compensation Not the Only Remedy When Injured at Work

Under Ohio law, the sole remedy for personal injury while at work is not always worker’s compensation. The Ohio Intentional Tort Statuteallows for an employee that is injured at work to sue an employer for intentional tort.  While this is noteworthy because intentional tort damages are generally significantly higher than workmen’s compensation, it is only applicable under limited circumstances. The Code states …

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