When Miami residents go to work each day, they expect they will do their job and come home at the end of the day. Most of the time this is what happens for workers in Miami, but occasionally a fatal workplace accident occurs. A workplace accident can happen to anyone, but some jobs are more dangerous than others.
According to recent reports, a construction worker was recently killed near Winter Park. The worker was doing construction on the massive highway project in Central Florida along Interstate 4. Other workers were moving a drainage pipe when it fell and hit the victim in the head. He died because of the injury.
No one expects their loved one will be killed in an unexpected accident. These accidents can occur to anyone, at any time. One minute a loved one may be going off to work and the next a family may be receiving a call that the worker has been seriously injured or even killed. When a family is affected by a loved one’s unexpected death, they may want to get more information about personal injury law. Doing so can help the family review the circumstances surrounding the accident and determine what happened to cause it. It may be possible to hold the negligent parties responsible for their mistake. In a workplace accident, there can be many negligent parties. These may include equipment manufacturers and employers, among others.
When a family member dies unexpectedly due to no fault of their own a family can feel overwhelmed. Their loved one was a valued member of their family and may have been their breadwinner. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages and other damages.