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Common Injuries After Falls from Ladders 

Falls from ladders, both in occupational and nonoccupational settings, often result in significant injuries. According to the CDC, in the United States alone, more than 500,000 people each year require medical treatment for ladder-related injuries, 300 of which die. What Is the Most Common Type of Ladder Accident? The major hazard associated with ladder use is falling. A ladder...

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Client Sustains Multiple Injuries from Fall When Manhole Cover Collapses Under Her Weight – $450,000 Settlement

Our client, a 41-year-old female, sustained left knee and bilateral arm injuries when she fell after stepping on a manhole cover which collapsed under her weight.  The manhole was located in a high traffic sidewalk area in a commercial district of Kansas City. At the time we filed suit we did not have information about how the manhole cover...

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