The Bollinger Law Firm, PC

Construction accident claims life, leaves others injured

After a serious accident takes place, it is common for people to want answers. Unfortunately, after events like a construction accident, answers to why and how an accident happened are often not readily available. Workers who were injured or families of workers who were killed may need more answers than most, especially when it comes to workers' compensation.

North Carolina readers may be interested in a work-related accident that recently occurred in another state. According to reports, three workers had been on the ground level of a building when debris from the third story fell and hit the workers. It was unclear what type of construction was taking place at the time or what the workers themselves were doing.

One of the workers suffered critical injuries, and he later succumbed to those injuries. The other two workers were also injured, but those injuries were not considered life-threatening. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration came to the scene, but details on what caused the incident were not given in the report. The district attorney for the area stated that it was "just a horrible accident."

While any construction accident can be horrible, it is still important to find underlying causes to such events in hopes of preventing them in the future. If North Carolina workers suffer injuries on the job or families lose loved ones, it is wise to understand how workers' compensation benefits may apply to them. Applying for and obtaining financial assistance through workers' comp is not always easy, and understanding the process may help interested parties.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Board Certified Specialist Super Lawyers AV | Peer Review Rated Avvo  Best lawyers | Best Law firms u.s News Bobby Bollinger | Best Lawyers | 2018
Email Us For a Response

Get A Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Our Office Location

The Bollinger Law Firm, PC
831 East Morehead Street
Suite 355
Charlotte, NC 28202

Toll Free: 866-218-4759
Charlotte Law Office Map