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Worker drowns in bridge construction accident

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Friday, February 7, 2014. A construction worker died last week during construction of a new football stadium and pedestrian bridge for Baylor University in Texas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began their investigation to determine the cause of the fatal construction accident.

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Brain damaged woman “wins” $16 million after subway fall

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Premises Liability on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. The headline touts the damage award, describing it as “wins $16 million,” as if it were a lottery ticket. Woe unto anyone who is lucky enough to “win” anything in this manner. Don’t get us wrong, we hope for the

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Charges dropped in fatal dump truck accident

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. As we have previously noted, there are many ways to be injured or killed on a construction site. From falls to being crushed by heavy equipment, workers safety demands constant vigilance on the part of everyone on the work site.

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Man lift accident leaves construction worker severely hurt

On behalf of Tomkiel & Tomkiel posted in Construction Accidents on Sunday, January 26, 2014. It can be very dangerous when unsafe conditions arise in relation to a piece of equipment during construction work. Examples of things that can lead to unsafe conditions arising in relation to a piece of equipment include failure by a

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