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Worker That Lost Hearing Wins $3.8 Million Settlement

A man, who suffers with an abnormal sensitivity to sound following a chip mill accident, has been awarded over $3.8 million for his "unusual" personal injury damages, as reported by The ...

Man Injured by Italian-Made Leather Tanning Machine

The Italian company that manufactured a smoothing and drying machine for use in a tanning facility, has been found responsible for a "gloving' accident that left a man permanently disfigured, ...

Florida Workers Trapped in Collapsed Garage

Today a parking garage under construction at the Miami-Dade college campus collapsed while construction workers were demolishing and rebuilding the structure. Fire officials rushed to the scene of the ...

Deadliest Jobs Include Driving

Did you know that some of the most dangerous jobs in American all have one thing in common? They’re all jobs that are performed from the drivers’ seat. The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows ...

Worker Burned in Electrical Fire

A fiber optics technician in Santa Cruz, California, was just doing his job when he was set on fire by an electrical malfunction. The 47-year-old works for CableCom LLC, and was tampering with wires ...

"Unreasonably Dangerous" Mining Machine Tears Mans Apart

A gruesome mining accident, that led to a man's painful fatality, is the subject of a wrongful death lawsuit against the man's employer for supplying him with a machine that was "unfit ...

Older Man Killed on the Job

News sources report that an older man lost his life in a boat accident last week while working. The victim was loading equipment onto a fishing vessel when his boom truck tipped and he fell from the ...

Railroad Workplace Injuries Not Covered by Workers Comp = Personal Lawsuit Award of Over $4 Million

As read in The Roanoke Times, a former railroad worker that was crippled following a misstep when weeds had covered over a crosstie he would have avoided if seen, was awarded $4.5 million in a ...

Workplace Accident Occurs Near World Trade Center

A workplace accident at the site of the old World Trade Center caused quite a scare last week. While nobody was injured, early reports had at least one fatality listed when a large piece of steel fell ...

Older Man Hurt on the Job

Police in North Carolina are still investigating the death of an older man that was killed on the job at a cotton gin. The 62-year-old victim was last seen operating a forklift to move around bales of ...

Workplace Accident Reported at Airport

A workplace accident at one airport nearly took the life of a long-time employee. The man was working in the north cargo facility when a portion of the structure collapsed. He was pinned under ...

Fatality Strikes at Workplace

A workplace accident turned fatal when a man was struck in the head by a metal crossbar while on the job last week. According to police records Allan Michael Leschshyn, of Stony Mountain, was working ...