May marked National Electric Safety Month, which aimed to recognize and shed a light on how any workers who regularly work with electricity can stay safe.
Road construction is a reality year-round in Baltimore. However, as summer approaches, we will likely see an uptick in these projects.
Building projects do not stop just because the weather turns cold. Many Maryland construction workers stay on the job year-round, and they know that no matter the time of year, this can be dangerous work.
Construction sites are notoriously some of the most dangerous places to work. This is not news to construction workers. They understand the risk they face every day.
Several construction accidents involving cranes across the country have rattled the nation and filled national news stories for a few weeks now. Although none of these accidents have occurred in Maryland, these most recent stories are raising concerns for all construction workers in the U.S. as well as here in our state.
The death of two construction workers who were building the JW Marriott Hotel in Orlando, Florida has resulted in citations for their employers and a renewed call for workplace safety.
Maryland contractor R.F. Warder Inc., was fined $275,000 in the June death of a 19-year-old worker in a sewage trench at Clifton Park in Baltimore.
As of October first of this year, Maryland has an expanded “move over” law aimed at curbing service worker injuries alongside the state’s roads.
At our law firm, we represent many Maryland construction workers who have been hurt — often catastrophically — when they fell at work, sometimes from very high elevations. Our lawyers also fight for fair compensation for the surviving loved ones of construction workers who tragically fell in the course of employment, but did not survive.
At our Maryland law firm, we represent many injured construction workers to recover their rightful workers’ compensation benefits to help with medical bills and lost wages. We also fight for the surviving loved ones of construction workers who have met premature deaths in the course of their jobs. Survivors are likely eligible for death benefits under Maryland Workers’ Compensation law.