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Logging Accident & Injury Law Library

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The following articles, frequently asked questions, news articles and blogposts are provided by our Pennsylvania and New Jersey work accident and injury lawyers. They are for information only. Prior to making any decisions about your case, it is vital to contact an experienced, knowledgeable work accident lawyer.

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Logging Accident Legal Articles

  • Logging Accidents – Bi-Products of a Dangerous Industry (December 25th, 2012) Logging is one of the most dangerous industries in the country. Whether felling trees to processing timber, loggers put their lives on the line each day. Due to the nature of the work, logging involves large trees, heavy equipment and tough conditions. Also, because logging sites tend to be located in remote areas, getting prompt ...
  • Why Logging is So Dangerous (November 29th, 2012) Logging accidents account for a small number of work related accidents. However, when they occur, they are often deadly. In fact, here are some recent headlines from around the country, just within the past two months: Vernon Center man killed in logging accident (www.cnycentral.com) Cherry Valley man killed in logging accident (www.wktv.com) North Idaho man hurt in logging ...
  • Who can be held liable in a logging accident lawsuit in Pennsylvania? (July 18th, 2012) A: Under Pennsylvania laws, non-employers such as contractors and subcontractors may be able to be sued in a logging accident case. Depending on the circumstances, multiple parties may be held liable for a logging accident, even though the worker’s employer would generally not be able to be sued. On large logging sites, multiple contractors are often ...
  • Pennsylvania Worker Killed in Logging Accident (July 16th, 2012) Last Friday, a 46 year old Pennsylvania man was killed in a logging accident in Williamsburg. He and his manager were clearing trees on a private property when a tree fell, striking him in chest and pinning him to the ground. He succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Logging Accidents in Pennsylvania Logging accidents, while rare, ...
  • What rights does an injured logging worker have in Pennsylvania? (June 11th, 2012) A: Workers injured in any on the job accident have a right to make a workers’ compensation claim under Pennsylvania law. However, there may be additional claims which can be made against other parties, such as contractors, subcontractors or product manufacturers. The downside of workers’ compensation is that while it pays for medical treatment, it ...
  • OSHA Regulations & Logging Accidents – Failing to Inspect Tools Prior to Use (June 11th, 2012) Logging accidents are rare, but when they occur, they usually result in death or very serious injury. The main reason is that logging operations usually occur far from any medical help. So when a worker is injured in a logging accident, they may be hours from the nearest hospital. Two of the most common types of ...
  • Logging Accident Lawsuits – Claims Made Where a Worker was Struck by Equipment (April 29th, 2012) Logging accidents can result in very serious injuries and even death. Injuries most commonly occur to the hands, followed by the legs/knees, head, upper body and feet. Many logging accidents occur when a worker is struck by a chain saw or heavy equipment. Depending on the logging job, many types of heavy, dangerous equipment may ...

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What Former Clients Have to Say About Our Work Accident Lawyers:

“Jeff Laffey’s representation of myself and my fellow plaintiffs was nothing short of excellence. Jeff’s charm and wit were quickly shelved for diligence and tenacity when appropriate and necessary. Jeff’s efforts resulted in an extremely fair settlement. I have and will continue to recommend Jeff to all potential clients.” Jim McGarrity Philadelphia Carpenters’ Union, Local 465

“I would like to thank Brian and his staff for making this process as stress-free and painless as they could. I would highly recommend Brian Kent to handle any workplace safety accident case.” – Joe

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