The Everett HearaldNet.com reports that a 35-year-old man was killed in a construction accident when a 1,000 ton crate full of glass fell onto him. The man and another worker were moving the crate at the time.
The accident occurred at 6:25pm at a manufacturing plant in the 11800 block of Beverly Park Road according to the report.
Firefighters responded quickly to the accident and, with the help of some of the workers, they were able to free the man from under the crate. However, the man died at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett a short time later.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, approximately 87 workers were killed on the job in 2006. More than 50% of th eaccidents occur to people under the age of 45.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed as a result of a construction accident, you should retain an attorney experienced in personal injury. At The Farber law Group, our lawyers are familiar with worker’s compensation laws. While money cannot fully compensate for the loss of a loved or for a serious and debilitating injury, compensation can help insure a stable future for you and your family.
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