LegalView.com Calls Readers' Attention to Resources Dealing with Preventable Construction Accidents

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The construction industry is one of the busiest in the United States -- but also possess one of the highest degrees of risk, with the third-highest rate of occupational deaths, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. Many more workers are seriously injured, sometimes crippled, in accidents that could possibly have been prevented. LegalView.com reminds visitors concerned about these problems that free, comprehensive legal information on construction accidents is always available at its online construction site accidents portal.

With rapid construction continuing across the United States, the news records a new preventable death at a construction site nearly every work day. Meanwhile, the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is readying its 2005 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries, its annual record of deaths on the job, in which the construction industry continues to place among the top five most fatal industries. With this ugly trend in mind, LegalView.com is proud to remind readers that they can always find a wealth of factual information on construction site accidents at LegalView.com's construction accident information portal.

More than one-fifth -- 22.8 percent -- of all workplace deaths in the United States are the deaths of construction workers, according to the BLS. This is partly explained by the workers' frequent use of heavy equipment and heights; falls were responsible for a staggering 394 deaths in 2005, and transportation accidents accounted for 318. This and other heavy equipment is essential to a construction worker's job -- which is precisely why authorities heavily regulate safety at job sites. Unfortunately, thousands of construction workers continue to die each year; thousands more sustain serious injuries such as amputations, crushed bones and electrocution in accidents that could have been stopped.

For victims of construction accidents, their loved ones and other readers who want to know more, LegalView.com has prepared a comprehensive web site collecting statistics, medical information, legal information and more about construction site accidents. Visitors can browse information on construction accident statistics; newsfeeds with the latest news on construction accidents; videos about workplace safety; and links to useful web sites with more information. And those who are considering hiring a construction accident attorney can take advantage of LegalView.com's attorney referral service, which can connect them to experienced construction accident lawyers in their area.

The construction accident information portal site is just one of several comprehensive portals built by LegalView to inform the public about common contemporary legal issues. Readers may also be interested in news, statistics, research and legal information regarding a brain injury attorney to help them evaluate any possible brain injury lawsuit, or a mesothelioma lawyer to help evaluate a potential mesothelioma claim. On all of LegalView.com's attorney referral sites and others in LegalView.com's family of free informational web portals, visitors can find original articles explaining the issue in plain language; links to legal resources; glossaries of medical terms, where appropriate; government warnings and releases; and much more. And if you believe you may have a lawsuit on these topics or others, LegalView offers visitors a way to connect with expert attorneys in your area who can evaluate your case for no charge.

LegalView.com is a free service to the public, brought to you by Legal WebTV Network, LLC, a Limited Liability Corporation created by a group of the nation's most distinguished law firms: Anapol Schwartz; Brent Coon and Associates; Burg Simpson; Cohen, Placitella and Roth; James F. Humphreys and Associates; Lopez Hodes; and Thornton and Naumes. For more information on the impressive accomplishments and track records of LegalView.com's sponsoring law firms and to get in touch with LegalView.com attorneys, visit http://www.legalview.com/.

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