A tragic construction site accident claimed the life of a man after being pinned under a backhoe at a construction site in Pennsylvania. The victim, a mechanic, was working on the machine when the backhoe ran over him killing him almost instantly. Police and OSHA are investigating the accident.
Construction work is demanding and dangerous. In Pennsylvania it is also a primary source of income for thousands of families. People depend on their jobs for support and rely on their employer to provide a safe workplace that conforms to federal and state standards. Unfortunately, in an attempt to minimize expenses and save money, many construction companies place their workers at risk every day.
In such tragic accidents as the one described here, the family of the decedent may have many questions: Whose fault was the accident? How did the accident happen? Could it be prevented? Who is liable for the wrongful death?
An experienced construction site attorney can help answer all these and other questions. The Lassen Law Firm, Pennsylvania construction accident lawyers, will aggressively and diligently investigate the accident, determine all the liable parties and prepare the case for litigation.
When your loved one dies in a construction accident, his or her employer may be liable for your loss. If a construction company provides an unsafe work environment, it has to pay compensation to the victim's family for the losses and expenses associated with the accident. You deserve an aggressive, devoted, and experienced construction site accident attorney on your side who will fight for your right to justice. Call the Lassen Law Firm now to see how we can help.