An Arkansas work accident resulted in the death of a construction worker on Wednesday morning. According to the Pope County Sheriff's Department, construction crews were working on road repairs along Arkansas 7 when a crane accident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. One worker suffered serious injuries in the accident and he succumbed to those injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident near Dover. An investigation is being conducted regarding the accident and the victim's identity will be released once next of kin is notified.
Each year, thousands of families are faced with the death of a loved one that resulted from a workplace accident. Finances are typically the last thing on a person’s mind when they suffer a loss. However, if your loved one was killed in a work-related accident due to the negligence of others, you could be entitled to compensation for funeral expenses, medical bills, loss of economic support, and emotional damages.
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