Morgan & Justice Co., LPA
800-948-6200 Toll free 614-258-1133 Columbus 740-385-4496 Logan

Workplace Injuries Archives

Safety violation might have led to worker being buried in trench

Construction companies in Ohio and all other states must take specific precautions to protect workers who have to enter trenches or other excavations. The slightest safety violation could result in a fatality, and a trench can become a grave in the blink of an eye. When a trench wall collapses, anybody who is in the excavation at that time can instantly be buried under tons of dirt.

Unsafe tire dealerships could spawn permanent impairment

Employees of tire dealerships in Ohio and other states face a unique set of hazards. Along with the normal risks that are present in any workplace and typically managed with good maintenance, come these industry-specific dangers that might lead to permanent impairment or worse. Injury data collected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and authorities in the tire industry provided information about the major hazards and allowed authorities to create safety regulations to prevent injuries.

Safety violation: Miraculous rescue from collapsed trench

Unprotected trenches are potential graves for workers of employers who disregard employee safety. Unfortunately, this is a safety violation that has claimed the lives of many workers nationwide, including in Ohio. In a miraculous rescue, a worker was recently saved from a collapsed trench in a neighboring state.

Safety violation: 1 hospitalized after crane topples over

Large construction equipment, such as cranes, poses multiple hazards to all employees and others in the surrounding area in Ohio and wherever they are operated. Even with the most accomplished operator, the slightest safety violation can have devastating consequences. When a crane recently toppled over in another state, it was surprising that there were no fatalities. In fact, only one worker landed in the hospital, and another required no more than on-site medical treatment.

OSHA to determine whether safety violation causes scaffold fall

Scaffold structures on construction sites in Ohio and other states must comply with strict federal safety regulations. Even the slightest safety violation can lead to a fall that may cause traumatic injuries or worse. Such a tragedy occurred in another state on a recent Friday.

Burn victim may suffer permanent disability after explosion

Any employee in Ohio or elsewhere who is involved in a workplace explosion can suffer life-changing injuries. A recent workplace accident in another state underscores the potential impact on a victim and his or her family. Although the victim survived, he might suffer permanent disability.

Permanent disability can jeopardize chances of gainful employment

Some victims of workplace accidents in Ohio choose to utilize the skills of experienced workers' compensation attorneys at Morgan & Justice in Columbus. There is an extensive range of injuries that employees in all industries can suffer, many of which can cause permanent disability. If you have suffered such devastating injuries, our support and guidance will likely increase your chances of receiving the maximum compensation under the circumstances.

Safety violation: 4 Ohio companies cited for hazard exposure

Ohio workers in all industries face unsafe workplace environments. Although business owners who fail to comply with federal regulations could face severe penalties for every safety violation identified by inspectors, workplace accidents occur almost daily. A recent report about penalties proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration demonstrates the wide range of hazards Ohio employees face.

Safety violation: 2 Ohio companies cited for disregarding safety

Employers in Ohio must comply with safety regulations as prescribed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. A safety violation identified during an OSHA inspection could lead to a citation and a penalty. However, the prospect of being cited and penalized is not always a deterrent, and many workers remain at risk of suffering life-threatening injuries.

Permanent disability: Ohio paramedics will be at lower risk

Ohio paramedics in Massillon may find comfort in knowing that the Workers' Compensation Bureau and Community Health Foundation shared the costs of four power cots for the city's ambulances. The lifting of patients will no longer be a threat of permanent disability once the new lifting equipment and cots are installed. The fire chief explained the risks of back injuries to paramedics who have to repeatedly lift each one of approximately 3,500 patients every year.

Book Of Law: Central Ohio's Largest Law Firms – As published in Business First: Greater Columbus Business Authority (M&J)

book of law central cho's largest law firms 2012 America's most honored professionals top attorneys

Morgan & Justice Co., LPA

Columbus Office
Morgan & Justice Co., LPA
906 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205

Phone: 614-258-1133
Toll free: 800-948-6200
Fax: 614-258-3344
Columbus Law Office Map

Logan Office
Morgan & Justice Co., LPA
12900 Grey Street
Logan, OH 43138

Phone: 740-385-4496
Fax: 740-385-4854
Logan Law Office Map