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Construction Accidents

Why Should I Contact a Construction Accident Lawyer?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on September 06, 2018 in Construction Accidents

The construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. If you have been harmed in a construction accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Construction accidents can cause serious and life-altering injuries. It may be in your best interest to contact a skilled attorney to help with your claims process and […]

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Common Construction Site Accidents

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on January 05, 2018 in Construction Accidents

Increased heights, heavy machinery, small spaces and tight deadlines often create a recipe for disaster on construction sites. In 2015, 21 percent of all U.S. worker fatalities in the private industry were in construction jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Although construction site injuries are quite common, many of them can be prevented […]

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Third-Party Liability for a Construction Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on September 15, 2017 in Construction Accidents

In most cases, the only way for a construction worker to recover compensation for an on-the-job injury is to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, there are times when a construction worker can file a separate claim against a third party that played a role in the accident. Below, our trusted construction accident attorneys in […]

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Man Dies in Harrisburg Construction Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on February 17, 2017 in Construction Accidents

A 59-year-old man died on Feb. 11, 2017 after falling from the third floor balcony of a construction site where he was working. The investigation revealed that the victim had stepped onto the balcony to take a break, when he leaned against the railing that gave way and caused him to fall three stories before […]

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OSHA Investigates Harrisburg Construction Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on October 06, 2015 in Construction Accidents

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is actively investigating a construction accident in which a local utility worker was buried after the ground around his work area collapsed. The incident occurred on Wednesday in Susquehanna Township. The worker, whose identity is not known at this time, became trapped inside a trench that was dug […]

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Lancaster County Forklift Accident Kills Pedestrian

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer on October 08, 2014 in Construction Accidents

Posted on Oct 08, 2014 The Lancaster online newspapers are reporting that a 34-year-old woman was struck and killed by a forklift yesterday afternoon in East Earl Township, Lancaster County.  Deborahlee Pinot, a township resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.  East Earl Township police, who investigated the accident, said Pinot was walking in front of 557 Ranck […]

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