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April 2013 Archives

Delivery turns into injuries for truck driver

Truck drivers in Florida may want to take note of a recent case involving the injuries a driver sustained when opening his haul for delivery. According to reports, a driver for Black Horse Carriers Inc. picked up a trailer and delivered it to a retail location for the same company that was located in a different state. Upon opening the trailer, the man was struck with several boxes as they fell from the trailer. He sustained a workplace head injury and a workplace back injury as well as many others.

Death at construction site may spark six-month investigation

News reports indicate that a 54-year--old man from Atlanta has been killed on a construction site in South Walton County, Florida. The construction accident involved a 2005 John Deere L22 Loader that was operated by a 25--year-old worker at the site. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident occurred around 6:45 a.m. on an access drive to Topsail Apartments. Officials have not yet released the identity of the deceased because his next-of--kin has not yet been made aware of the situation.

Explosions and landslides highlight dangers of certain industries

Many people in Florida know of the dangers that come with working in certain industries. For example, the mining industry is one that has an increased risk for on-the-job accidents. Other industries including those that are focused in factories usually have heightened levels of danger as well. Compared to other countries though, workers in the U.S. are relatively safe. Still, if a workplace accident occurs and an employer can be held responsible, the victim should seek the assistance of a legal professional when filing any sort of claim.

Fatal grain bin accident may have been prevented

Many in Florida have heard about the dangers of grain storage bins -- according to reports, working inside of one while the contents are flowing out can be like performing your job next to a pit of quicksand. One of the companies involved in a fatal 2010 incident said that the families of the deceased will only be entitled to workers' compensation and may not be successful if they choose to seek damages.

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