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April 2014 Archives

Man Killed in Tragic Slip and Fall North of Saginaw

A 58 year-old Gratiot County man was killed recently in an accident about 75 miles northeast of Saginaw. The incident occurred at the Cooperative Elevator Company. According to reports, the man was a contractor working on a feed mill. He fell approximately 60 feet through an opening and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Growing concern for workers in construction zones

The warmer months often mean more construction on the roads in states like Michigan. But no matter what time of year it is, vehicles are often traveling through and near worksites. This could create risks for both drivers and workers. If a driver is not paying adequate attention or is traveling too fast in a work zone, a serious construction accident could be the result.

Man killed in another serious accident on Michigan jobsite

A 36-year-old crane-operator was killed this past week after being ejected from his crane after the machine overturned. The incident occurred at a steel plan in Michigan. According to reports, the man's death was ruled accidental by the county coroner. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration, however, is initiating an investigation into the incident.

Man suffers serious injuries while working for dump truck company

Injuries suffered after workplace accidents can be severe. So severe, in fact, that some workers tragically do not survive such incidents. When they do live through a workplace accident, victims are often burdened with medical expenses and other financial strains resulting from the accident. While suffering with the long-term physical pain that so often results from accident injuries, victims should not also have to suffer financially with myriad expenses.

From offices in Saginaw, Michigan, Burns Law provides legal services for clients in Saginaw County, Isabella County, Bay County, Tuscola County, Huron County, Genesee County, Shiawassee County and the surrounding areas, including communities such as Flint, Grand Rapids, Bay City, Midland, Mount Pleasant, Lansing, Cadillac, Kentwood, Forest Hills and Ionia.