Workplace Accidents


St. Jude’s Scaffolding Collapse Shows Dangers Of Construction Work

Construction Injuries,Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

A Tennessee construction worker found himself dangling off of the side of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital when the scaffolding that was supporting him collapsed. Unfortunately, incidents like this have become commonplace for construction workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found 21% of all workplace fatalities occurred in


Employee Airlifted To Hospital After Industrial Accident

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

Industrial occupations involve some of the most dangerous work, and while some incidents might be considered inevitable, many industrial accidents are preventable. Recently, an employee working at Tennessee-based American Wonder Porcelain suffered severe injuries in a recent industrial accident. The worker had to be extricated from a machine after his


Healthcare Worker Injuries

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

According to the Nashville Healthcare Council, the city of Nashville has diverse healthcare companies including leaders in industry niches impacting the healthcare landscape locally, nationally, and internationally. The city is home to more than 500 healthcare companies and nearly 400 professional service firms providing healthcare industry expertise. The healthcare industry is also the region’s


Construction Accident Leaves Worker A Double Amputee

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

It’s easy to forget how dangerous the construction industry is. Buildings are constantly going up all around us and construction sites are common fixtures in cities all across the country. But the ubiquitous nature of construction zones does not speak to the danger workers face. A devastating reminder of the


What Is A Third Party Workers Compensation Claim?

Workplace Accidents . John Whitfield

Most of the time, when a worker gets injured on the job, they file a workers compensation claim. However, there are some instances in which the injury or accident was caused by a third party, not the worker’s direct employer. In these instances, victims can pursue additional compensation to help