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Connecticut Worker Injured in 50-Foot Fall from Tree

A worker in Connecticut suffered serious injuries Monday when he fell about 50 feet from a tree and landed on a small shed, police said. The man was up in the tree in Mystic preparing it for removal when it …

Police Say Worker Dies After Falling from Roof of Massachusetts Home

Police say a man working on a house under construction in Duxbury, Mass., has died in a fall from the roof. The Patriot Ledger reports that police and firefighters were called to the construction site at around 7:45 a.m. Tuesday …

Alabama Supreme Court Overturns $12.6M Verdict in Workplace Accident Case

The Alabama Supreme Court has overturned a $12.6 million judgment in a lawsuit resulting from a workplace accident. The justices sided with Dothan-based South Alabama Brick Co. in a decision released Friday. A Mobile County court returned the judgment against …

San Antonio Framing Contractor Cited After Worker Falls to Death

Federal safety officials have cited a San Antonio-based framing contractor after a worker fell 35 feet to his death at a work site in Kyle, Texas. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Longhorn Contractors for safety violations at Kyle …