Thursday, December 2
Shadow

Month: November 2021

Industrial Deaths Are More Common than What You May Think

Industrial Deaths Are More Common than What You May Think

Lawyer
According to the Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA), 5,333 workers died while working in 2019. That figure amounts to over 100 fatalities per week or approximately 15 deaths each day. Around 20% in 1,061 deaths occurred in construction, accounting for one in five worker deaths in the industry annually. As a result, personal injury attorneys receive a lot of calls from clients whose family member was involved in a fatal fall or who was one of the statistics that make up industrial deaths in construction and manufacturing. Proving Negligence If you have had a family member lose his or her life on the job, you may be entitled to claim compensation for the industrial accident. To prove your case, you must show negligence or that the employer knew a hazard existed but acted...