The Spokesman Review reports that Damon A. Huhtala, a 26 year old construction worker, died in a construction accident at Gozzer Ranch. According to the report, the nail gun accident occurred when Huhtala fell while his finger was on the trigger of his nail gun. A nail went into his skull about 3 inches, injuring the brain stem.
Huhtala worked for Edwards Construction, Inc., of Coeur d’Alene. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Nail gun accidents occur too often. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety commission, 100 people have to seek medical attention every day due to nail gun injuries. Common injuries are puncture wounds, eye injuries, brain and head injuries, dental injuries, fractured bones, lacerations, hearing loss, and burns. The most serious outcomes of nail gun injuries are blindness and death.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a nail gun accident, you should seek the counsel of the Washington Construction Accident Attorneys at The Farber Law Group. We have more than 40 years experience in representing people with serious injuries.
Contact us today for a free case evaluation. You pay no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.