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October 2017 Archives

Obtaining guidance when applying for Social Security disability

Many individuals in Colorado and elsewhere rely on their ability to work to make a suitable living. When a medical condition disrupts one's life in this area, he or she could face numerous hardships, potentially prompting a need to seek relief. Individuals who are no longer able to maintain gainful employment might be eligible for benefits through Social Security Disability Insurance, but they may have concerns about the process.

Man dies in construction accident involving fall from overpass

Construction workers in Colorado and across the country may face a variety of hazards while on a job site, especially those who operate above the ground. Falls from heights are a major concern among individuals in numerous professions, as even a fall from a shorter distance can end in catastrophe. A worker has died following a recent construction accident in which he reportedly fell about 30 feet while working on a bridge in another state.

Falling objects: 1 dies after being struck by piece of metal

Construction companies in Colorado and elsewhere are constantly transporting and delivering materials to a variety of locations at a job site. With many of these materials being lifted to floors above the ground, those who work below face the risk of being struck by falling objects, especially if a load isn't properly secured. A recent construction accident in another state led to the death of a 56-year-old man who was reportedly struck by a piece of sheet metal that fell from above.

Social Security disability: Providing information re work history

For individuals in Colorado and elsewhere with disabilities, maintaining employment can be challenging at best. Those who suffer from debilitating medical conditions could be eligible for aid through Social Security Disability Insurance, but applying for benefits can be a stressful and intimidating process. When seeking relief through similar outlets, gaining an understanding of what to expect, as well as what types of information may be required, could prove invaluable.

1 dead following slip-and-fall accident at power plant

Many businesses in Colorado and across the country put a great deal of effort into reducing the chances of an accident in the workplace. However, even with numerous safety precautions and procedures in place, preventing every incident could prove challenging, especially when employees are required to perform in and around unstable environments. A recent slip-and-fall accident at a job site in another state resulted in the death of a 36-year-old contractor.

Construction accident: 3 incidents leave 2 dead, 1 injured

Individuals in Colorado and elsewhere who work in the construction business may face numerous hazards while on a job site. There are numerous circumstances in which a construction accident might occur, such as a fall from heights or a collapse in the ground. Two individuals died, and another was injured, following three construction-related incidents that took place over a recent three-day period.