An accident involving a construction worker on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Indiana County, Pennsylvania has injured one construction worker. The man was an experienced tradesman and he fell approximately 30 feet from a concrete structure.
Following the accident, the victim of this tragic incident was initially rescued by his co-workers. They were able to transport him to a pickup truck to bring him to safety. The victim was then taken to Allegheny General Hospital by helicopter.
The dangers of working on a construction site are well known. Malfunctioning tools, falling objects, large machinery accidents, and falling are a few of the many risks construction workers face daily. Many construction accidents are due to negligence by construction companies. When companies choose to violate Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, they put their employees and bystanders in harm's way.
The workers' compensation attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. have immense experience in helping victims of construction accidents receive full and fair compensation for their work related injuries. Our team of lawyers helps victims and their families receive compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a construction accident, call the workers' compensation attorneys at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. today at 1-800-777-4081. Our law firm works on a contingency basis. This means that you never owe us any payment unless we receive compensation for you.
Source: KDKA. "Construction Worker Falls 30 Feet From Structure In Indiana Twp.". 31 Mar 2015.