On Tuesday, March 29, a Tennessee construction worker was in a fatal work accident. The Murfreesboro Police report that a 50-year-old male construction worker fell at a Murfreesboro work site on Robert Rose Drive. The man fell more than 30 feet from a third-story building. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. It has also been reported that the site supervisor was not on the Murfreesboro work site at the time of the accident. The accident is still under investigation.
The construction industry is among one of the most dangerous working environments and has shown the highest amount of fatalities occurring on job sites. Most accidents involving fatal falls are due to improper safety equipment and safety training. According is OSHA, 4,679 workers were killed on the job in 2014. Deaths due to falls account for 39.9%.
Have you lost a loved one in a construction accident? If so, call an attorney at Meyerkord & Kurth as soon possible after the accident, to discuss your legal options and learn how much you could stand to receive in an insurance settlement or jury verdict. No amount of money can replace the loss of a loved one, but many families are left with large financial burdens. With Meyerkord & Kurth, you may be able to recover sufficient compensation to cover all your losses and make it possible for you to move forward in your life. Contact us today to receive a free consultation from one of St. Louis’ best personal injury attorneys.