A construction worker was killed in Ruston, Louisiana on October 31, 2022. According to reports, the worker was in an eight foot deep trench when it collapsed around him. He was eventually rescued and transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. The worker was employed by Skylan Construction Inc. The victim has been identified as James Burch. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those impacted by this tragic incident.
Tragically, there have been a number of recent deaths on construction projects. There was an accident involving a crane in Newark, New Jersey on October 19, 2022. A construction worker was struck by a vehicle and killed in Prince George’s County, Maryland on October 20, 2022. A construction worker was killed when a concrete truck exploded in Chico, California on October 21, 2022. A construction worker was killed in a bridge collapse near Kearney, Missouri on October 26, 2022. A construction worker was struck by a vehicle and killed in Queens, New York on November 1, 2022.
Despite being a vital part of the economy, construction projects often pose severe hazards both to construction workers and to the general public if precautions are not taken. Each construction project poses its own unique risks and hazards based on the work being done. Risks that may present themselves during a project must be carefully evaluated before the job begins.
Our experienced lawyers have handled personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits of all kinds and have the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously. The experienced construction personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a work site.
Our lawyers have represented numerous workers who have sustained serious and catastrophic injuries on a job site as a result of the negligence of another party. There are strict and short time limits on making claims, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.