An aluminum manufacturing company in Camden, NJ was fined nearly $2 million after an OSHA inspection. 51 violations are alleged including failure to provide guardrails, PPE, etc.
Jeff Laffey, a “Top” rated personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia, discusses recent fatal forklift accident in Bensalem, Pennsylvania and common causes of forklift accidents.
Construction site accidents happen all the time. Our NJ work injury lawyer, Jeff Laffey, discusses 2 recent fatalities at NJ construction sites due to a forklift accident and a roof fall accident.
By a Forklift Accident Injury Lawyer Forklifts remain one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in the workplace, especially in factory and industrial settings. Crush accidents and strike accidents are very common and often result in fatalities. Workers who survive these kinds of forklift accidents usually suffer severe, permanent injuries such as limb amputations, […]
National Forklift Safety Day (June 9, 2015) Yesterday was National Forklift Safety Day, sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association (ITA). At its second annual conference held in Washington D.C., the ITA focused on the number one cause of forklift accidents at work—inadequate training of forklift drivers, including temporary or contract workers. Dangers of Forklifts Forklifts […]
Laffey, Bucci & Kent attorney and co-founder, Paul Bucci, secured a financial settlement for a worker injured in a Kentucky construction accident. The physical injuries were very serious and involved a crushed foot after a steel beam fell off a forklift. The case was unique because other law firms in Kentucky turned the client away. […]
Forklift accidents top the list in terms of work related accidents which result in serious injuries. Overturn accidents are probably one of the most common types of forklift accidents. Overturn accidents occur when workers, including forklift drivers and bystanders, literally get trapped underneath forklifts. Critical injuries such as crush injuries are common. Deaths are also […]
*For immediate release, Philadelphia Last week was tough for Philadelphia area workers. In the span of only three days, there were three serious work accidents in the Philadelphia area, two of which resulted in fatalities. The condition of a worker in the third accident remains unknown. April 16, 2015 – King of Prussia Work Accident […]
For the second year in a row, reportable work accidents/injuries are up in Pennsylvania. A reportable work accident is defined as a work related accident where an injured worker missed at least one day or one shift of work. According to the most recent data available from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, (DOLI), […]
Each year, literally 100s of workers across the country are killed in workplace accidents involving forklifts. In fact, forklifts are frequently cited as one of the most dangerous types of workplace equipment. For the last 10+ years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has listed forklift accidents as one of the most common causes […]