Construction site accidents affect thousands of American workers annually. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 5,000 workers were killed on the job in 2016. That amounts to 99 worker deaths per week, or 14 each day. Of those fatalities, one in five occurred in construction.
It is human nature to trust our institutions and the people who work within them.
In sending your child to school, you expect he or she will be taught by skilled teachers. Car gets broken into? You assume police will try to find the culprit. And when you go to the hospital, you trust that the physicians and lab technicians will do their best to keep you healthy.
Society runs on trust.
What separates a good lawyer from a great lawyer? There is, of course, no single answer. But for the purposes of this post, we want to talk about one skill in particular: the ability to think ahead. Included is an article we wrote for the Summer, 2017 edition of the ILTLA Trial Journal that demonstrates how a forward-thinking approach can pay big dividends in a courtroom.
“Looking out for the little guy” — you’ve probably heard the phrase before, and maybe the first time you heard it, it sounded a bit cliched. But when you become the little guy, all of a sudden that phrase takes on new meaning. You want to know there are people out there who care about you and believe in leveling the playing field.