Galena Park, TX (October 5, 2021) – One person has lost their life following a workplace accident on Monday afternoon, October 4. At around 3:30 p.m., authorities were called to the site of an accident on Clinton Drive.
Reports show that an industrial accident occurred at a Galena Park building located in the 1600 block of Clinton Drive.
Reports from authorities show that a person was at their place of employment on Monday when they became involved in an accident. Although details pertaining to the circumstances surrounding the accident are limited, the victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Workplace Accidents in Texas
Reports provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries show that more than 4,400 people lose their lives each year in accidents while on the job. The state of Texas leads the nation in the number of workplace fatalities in injuries every year.
Among the leading causes of workplace accidents are:
- Fires and explosions
- Slip and fall accidents
- Caught-between accidents
- Defective equipment
When victims lose their lives while at their place of employment, surviving family members may have legal options available to help them move forward. Working with our San Antonio wrongful death lawyers will help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to recover.
Texas Wrongful Death Lawyers
Here at Wyatt Law Firm, our San Antonio workplace accident lawyers understand the negative consequences that bereaved families are forced to endure after experiencing a loss. For this reason, we bring forth a great deal of compassion and skill to each client’s case to ensure they are able to get justice. Our lawyers firmly believe that no one should have to sacrifice their quality of life or wellbeing due to the negligence of another party. For this reason, we strive to help grieving families obtain the compensation they need to alleviate the impact of lost wages, cover funeral arrangements, and help cover some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.
Our team has built a reputation for being dependable. We know what our clients are going through and we are committed to staying by their side every step of the way. Not only do we fight to protect their legal rights, but we advocate to ensure their best interests are protected.
Our Texas personal injury lawyers invest in the resources and tools that can make a world of difference when it comes to your chances of recovering. We have access to a network of professionals and specialists across of variety of disciplines. This allows us to present evidence on your behalf to ensure you have the strongest case imaginable. You do not have to move forward alone after enduring the loss of a loved one. Contact our Texas personal injury lawyers at 210-340-5550 at any time to schedule a free case evaluation.
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