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Construction Related Injuries Increasing

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A 21-year old man from Bellevue was hit and killed by a dump truck Friday. The Bellevue man was attempting to cross Northeast 36th Street at the same time that the dump truck was turning onto Northeast 36th Street. At this time the police do not believe that the driver was at fault in this accident.

With all the construction going on around Seattle injuries to both construction workers and even people not involved in the industry are increasing. It’s important in any situation where someone is injured at or around a construction site to not only analyze the conduct of the person causing the injury but also the contractual relationship between the general and various sub-contractors at the project.

For more information on this subject, please refer to the section on Worksite Injuries and Workers Compensation.