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Family Sues Companies Over 2016 Sioux Falls Building Collapse

The family of a man who died in a 2016 Sioux Falls, S.D., building collapse has filed two lawsuits alleging the developer and construction company were responsible for the tragedy. Construction worker Ethan McMahon died Dec. 2, 2016, in the …

UPS Worker in Northern California Kills 3, Turns Gun on Self

A UPS driver opened fire with a handgun inside a United Parcel Service Inc delivery center in San Francisco on Wednesday, killing three co-workers before fatally shooting himself as police closed in, authorities and company officials said. Two people wounded …

Workplace Deaths on Rise in Missouri

Missouri has seen an increase in the number of workers killed while on the job, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Agency officials said 24 workplace deaths have been reported since October. The agency’s acting area director Todd …

Suit Filed Over Oregon Worker Who Died After Using Bucket as Toilet

Relatives of an Oregon worker who died from carbon monoxide poisoning while defecating in the back of a company truck seek $4 million in a lawsuit filed against the man’s former employer and four other companies. The suit filed in …