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  • Man pleads no contest in truck accident that killed 5-year-old Hillsborough boy
    The worker charged the day after Christmas when a construction truck barreled down a hill into a home, killing a 5-year-old boy, pleaded no contest in court Monday. Sentencing will be held at a later date. It happened in Hillsborough's Forest Ridge...
  • Worker dies after construction accident in Greenville Co.
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) GREENVILLE CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A construction worker has died after...
  • Worker seriously hurt in industrial accident
    Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) A worker was trapped under a large pile of cardboard at a facility in...
  • Family remembers road worker killed in January crash
    OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – “It just like you wake up and it’s still not real,” Thomas Fidone said. “I’m kind of waiting for him to come back.” For Sal Fidone’s family, they are still coming to terms with his unexpected death. “What he wore, I...
  • Common Causes of Workers’ Compensation Denials
    In fact, one of the most common types of injuries involved in workers’ compensation claims is an injury stemming from an automotive accident. The best car accident attorney can explain that an employer can still be responsible for providing workers...
  • Construction worker killed and another hurt in Metromover crash
    One construction worker was killed and another seriously injured in a collision between their boom lift and a Metromover car early Wednesday, according to Miami-Dade police. Oscar Cabrera, 43, died at Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center.
  • Worker dies at Harmony Gold Mine
    This brings to at least five the number of mineworkers who have reportedly been killed in mining accidents since the beginning of this year. The deceased was a winch driver and had been in Harmony’s employ since 2013. Harmony said an investigation into t...
  • Injury accident slows traffic on I-385 south at Woodruff Road
    Workers clear wreck, all lanes open about 9:45 a.m. WYFF News 4's Woodruff Road Skycam showed a vehicle overturned in the right lane. The South Carolina Highway Patrol website said the wreck was reported about 8:15 a.m. Traffic was at a standstill for...
  • Worker dies following construction accident in Henderson Co.
    ETOWAH, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a worker has died in a construction accident in Henderson County. Sheriff's Maj. Frank Stout tells local media outlets a construction crew was working in a building off of Highway 64 at around 2:15 p.m. Friday when roof...
  • Test Results Show Pennsylvania Workers Killed by Train Were on Drugs
    Both maintenance workers killed by an Amtrak train near Philadelphia, Penn., last year were on drugs when the crash happened, test results show, but that doesn’t appear to have factored into safety lapses and miscommunications being blamed for their deaths.