Category Archives: Construction Accidents
Cranes Play A Dangerous Role In Miami Construction Accidents
With the amount of construction work in our area, construction accidents in Miami are a serious risk. These can jeopardize the lives of workers on construction sites, as well as anyone nearby. The use of cranes plays a common role in these accidents. Find out more about a recent incident and how crane accidents… Read More »
What Compensation Can You Seek After A Scaffolding Accident In Florida?
Construction workers do not need to be told that they have the most dangerous occupation in the United States. The construction industry accounts for more than 20% of occupational fatalities in the country. Scaffolding accidents are a common cause of workers’ injuries and deaths on construction sites. For a construction worker, there is nothing… Read More »
Surfside Condo Collapse Lawsuit – Pita Weber Del Prado
SURFSIDE SUPPORT Presiding Circuit Court Judge Michael Hanzman has appointed PWD to serve on the steering committee for wrongful death and personal injury plaintiffs in the Surfside Condominium collapse case. SupportSurfside.org– The Coral Gables Community Foundation, The Key Biscayne Community Foundation, The Knight Foundation, The Miami Foundation, Miami HEAT and Miami HEAT Charitable Fund are… Read More »
40 Year Re-Certification and Surfside Condo Collapse
PWD understands 40 Year Re-Certification in Miami-Dade County. The County requires that the structural integrity be certified every 40 years. Our weather beats up structures, especially in our coastal areas. Engineering firms are hired to do this and make structural fixes for certification. In this Surfside, FL Condo collapse the building was 40 yrs… Read More »
What Are the Most Common Types of Construction Accident Liability Claims?
Construction workers go to work hoping that they will return home as healthy as they were when they woke up in the morning. Every construction worker knows that the construction industry is one of the most dangerous fields to work in due to a combination of factors: Being surrounded by large machinery Working with… Read More »
Randy Weber selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List!
Congratulations to Randy Weber of Pita Weber Del Prado for being selected to the 2020 Florida Super Lawyers List! Only 5% of lawyers achieve this prestigious recognition. Super Lawyers is an attorney rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional… Read More »
Knowledge of Safety Issues for FIU Bridge Collapse Questioned
When tragedy beyond one’s control strikes, and an injury results, individuals, after tending to their medical injuries, will often look to figure out who is responsible. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to ascertain exactly who the responsible party or parties may be. Retaining the services of an experienced Miami construction accident attorney is key… Read More »
New Developments Reveal Complexity of Liability in FIU Bridge Collapse
Nearly six months out, there has been very little information regarding the collapse of the pedestrian bridge over U.S. 41 near the campus of Florida International University. In fact, it appears that both governmental authorities and private entities have been engaged in a collective effort to ensure that no news about the collapse is… Read More »
Contractor and Subcontractor Liability for Construction Accidents
By their very nature, construction sites are fraught with peril. Whether the construction of a high-rise, or the demolition of an existing building, dangers abound, and the risk of an accident is great. When an accident occurs, sometimes, it is difficult to ascertain who or which entity is responsible, and retaining the services of… Read More »
Liability at Construction Sites
Construction sites are extremely dangerous locations. Consequently, safety preparations are one of the highest priorities for all people involved. Harnesses, hard hats, bright colored clothing, and the like just a few measures construction workers use to try to ensure safety. However, even with all the safety procedures, accidents do happen. In some cases, these… Read More »