Category: Construction Accidents

The Dangers of Speeding in Construction Zones

Orange barrels and flashing signs should help drivers recognize when they’re entering a construction zone. Yet, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation workers, many drivers either fail to notice these alerts or ignore them. Construction zones have lower speed limits, and for good reason. Traffic lanes may be narrower than usual in construction zones, and […]

Wapner Newman attorney Steve Wigrizer represents the families of two people who died in the Center City Philadelpia building collapse. Read his opinion of who should bear responsibility in this article from the Daily News.

Steven Wigrizer, a partner at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller settled a case six million ($6,000,000.00) involving a man who fell from a scaffold while working at the defendants’ construction project, and is now living as a quadriplegic as a result. It was argued that the defendants failed to provide a safe working environment […]