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Category: Work Accident

How Is Fault Determined After an Accident?

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 30, 2020

Vehicle accidents are part of life. Most people will be involved in a car crash at least once in their lifetime. These collisions range from minor fender-benders to severe crashes which are potentially fatal. Most of them are followed by weeks or months of negotiations. There are discussions over who…Read More

Uniontown Crash Leaves One Person Injured and Another Person Deceased

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 9, 2020

A recent collision involving two motorcycles and a van on Route 40 resulted in one man’s death. Another was seriously injured.

The crash occurred at the intersection of National Pike and Fayette Street.

The deceased man, identified as 26-year old Tyler Swenglish of Smithfield, was pronounced dead at the scene after his…Read More

Hit-and-run Driver Identified in Overbrook Park Crash

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 9, 2020

Six people were injured and a man died after a juvenile driver fled the scene of a crash on Haverford Avenue in Overbrook Park.

According to witnesses, the young woman fled the scene on foot after handing her children over to people at the scene. Law enforcement is aware of her…Read More

One Person Dies in Tractor-trailer Crash on I-81

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 9, 2020

One of the people involved in a tractor-trailer accident on northbound Interstate 81 has died, according to officials. The crash involved multiple vehicles.

The deceased, Bernardo Charris, 39, of North Carolina, who was the driver of a tractor-trailer, was transported to a nearby hospital after the crash. Charris’s vehicle crashed into…Read More

Construction Worker Killed in Hit-and-Run Incident in Hazle Township

Written by HeavensLawFirm on August 14, 2020

Kevin Dendulk, a construction worker from Royerford, was killed recently after being struck by a hit-and-run driver along Interstate 81 in Luzerne County. This incident occurred on August 1st, 2020, around 1:15 am.

The Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the driver and vehicle.

According to law enforcement, the vehicle involved in…Read More

Gas Plant Explosion Causes Worker’s Death

Written by HeavensLawFirm on January 4, 2019

Jeffrey Fisher, 61, of Salem, West Virginia, was killed in a gas plant explosion in Washington County. Officials confirmed Fisher died at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh following the explosion and his death was related to the burns he suffered in the incident, though the Medical Examiner’s Office has yet…Read More

West Virginia Coal Miner Dies in Machine Accident

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 24, 2018

A West Virginia coal miner was recently killed in a machinery accident.

According to the regulators from the Office of Miner’s Health, Safety, and Training, Roger W. Herndon was struck in the side of his body by a piece of steel auger drill. Herndon, 33-years old and from Rainelle, was an…Read More

Fall Kills Man on the Job

Written by HeavensLawFirm on October 17, 2018

Gregory Boasela, a construction worker from Columbiana, Ohio, was recently killed on the job after falling about 60 feet off a building. The event occurred while Boasela was working on the expansion project at Ellwood Quality Steel.

Boasela was 32 years old and died at the scene from blunt force trauma….Read More

Ladder Recall Issued by Werner for Ladders from Home Depot and Lowe’s

Written by HeavensLawFirm on September 20, 2018

A recall was issued in June 2018 for nearly 78,000 ladders sold at Lowe’s and Home Depot stores. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the ladders were recalled because they can break while in use.

At least one consumer has fallen from one of the recalled ladders and suffered…Read More