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The top 4 causes of accidents on construction sites

If you work in the construction industry, you will know that many hazards come with the job. Although there will always be potential dangers associated with the construction industry, it is the responsibility of employers to ensure that comprehensive safety procedures are in place and that the risk of injuries is kept to a minimum.

1 dead, 1 injured in recent crash

A Lake Charles man recently lost his life when his vehicle was struck by another car. This crash occurred the morning of Dec. 6 north of Creole. According to state laws, if negligence is believed to have contributed to this incident, the victim's surviving family members may be entitled to seek compensation for their losses through legal means.

Experience matters when dealing with a maritime injury

If you suffer an injury while on the job, you may think that any personal injury or workers' compensation attorney can help you seek compensation for your losses. This simply is not true, especially if you work in the maritime industry. Maritime law is not an area that all attorneys in the state of Louisiana have experience with, so it is essential to do your due diligence when looking for legal counsel to help you. 

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