Can I File a Lawsuit If I Am Injured in a Workplace Transportation Accident?

Photo of Construction worker holding hat and plansSadly, each year, more than 100 people are killed in workplace accidents in Tennessee. These accidents can occur because of issues like violence, fires and explosions, transportation mishaps and slip and falls.

If you are ever injured on the job, you have a right to speak to an attorney about your accident, in addition to collecting workers’ compensation and benefits. Contact our Nashville injury lawyer, who can investigate your case and make sure you receive the benefits or damages you are entitled to receive.

Remember, if negligence played a role in your accident, it is very possible that you could file a lawsuit. In addition, if you have had a family member killed on the job, you should contact our attorney about a wrongful death lawsuit.

Unfortunately, on September 23, a backhoe operator in Eagleville died after his vehicle overturned. According to WSMV-TV, the worker, 58-year-old Ricky McCurry, of Manchester, died when the backhoe he was operating flipped over and pinned him.

His injuries were so grave EMS could not transport him to the hospital for treatment, and he died at the scene. McCurry was reportedly working on a project at Eagleville High School.

An investigation into the accident is ongoing.

Who Should I Talk to About a Workplace Accident?

Again, if you are injured or you have had a loved one killed on the job, you should contact our attorney. It is tragic whenever someone dies at work. We can help you obtain compensation relating to medical care costs or funeral expenses, in addition to your pain and suffering.

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“This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.” – John 15:12

Davis’ Words of Wisdom: More than 4,400 people died in fatal workplace accidents in the U.S. in 2013.


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