On Saturday April 10 a worker was killed after a fall in Kansas City MO.  The worker was employed at Ameristeel Manufacturing where the incident occurred.  According to police the victim fell approximately 40 feet through a hole in the roof.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is currently investigating.  One of the investigators stated that the victim was not wearing a safety harness but also pointed out that this does not necessarily mean he did something wrong.  The victim’s name has not yet been released.  The investigation is ongoing.

Being faced with the death of someone you love in a fatal accident can be completely traumatic. An official investigation into this accident may determine that the victim died due to someone elses negligence.  In these situations the victims family members may wish to seek justice through a wrongful death lawsuit.  Unfortunately this is rarely an easy process.  I have worked on these kinds of suits for twenty years and in my experience both people and organizations will often go to great lengths to avoid accepting liability for this kind of accident.  But ultimately the law is on your side.  With the help of an experienced wrongful death attorney you can be sure that the parties responsible for the death of your family member are brought to justice.

Recent Comments to the Blog

Jason is back to work and is now playing Sled Hockey and wheelchair rugby!! Jason is the strongest and most amazing man! He may nly have 1/2 a leg, but that is ALL he is lacking!! Thanks to prayer and GOD and awsome first responders and Baylor doctors. Jason's wife, Sheila
— Sheila
I'm a former employee. I had brought up this exact scenario and suggested a maintenance procedure that would eliminate the possibility of this type injury. Obviously my warning went unheeded.
— Tophat
I was actually a couple cars back from this wreck, one of the first on the scene, and helped administer CPR on the victims. The truck driver was going way too fast, but it was actually his trailer that swung around and hit the suv, the semi-truck ended in the median.
— Leif Burton
I am Anthony Siffords daughter. im 13 and i miss my dad i just wanted everyone to know that he is in a better place now and i would to thank everyone for the support. i miss my dad but it was amazing to see how many people had been toughed by my dad god bless thanks for everything...
— Hannah Sifford
I am Rodney Palmer's sister-inlaw. I am amazed and grateful for all the heartfelt wishes and support for our family... It is difficult indeed to put our thoughts into words, but we very much appreciate your kind and helpful words at a time when these things mean so much. Losing someone as special as Rodney has been tough, but knowing the he has touched so many people's lives keeps my sister's strengthens our family.
— Maureen
A lot of people say smack about lawyers, but I want to say that I'm glad there is a way that people who are wronged by corporate neglect can get justice and force change. We are living in a world where corporations and govt care less than ever about common people, and I support your work. I hope I will never need your services.
— Martin Onasis
Tony was the step Grant father and it's been hard for the whole family but we know he is in a better place now. It's nice to know that people are rasing awareness with my grandfathers story. Thanks, family and friends of Tony Wray.
— Mercedes Stanley
Thank you for posting these accident articles on your site. At the company that I work for, e deal with monitoring construction activity and work around trenches and all sorts of construction equipment/vehicles. I sometimes wonder if construction companies have enough safety training to inform employees of how to protect themselves while on the job.
— Erik Hofmann
I'd like to thank you for giving my cousin's death some type of recognition and letting our family know he is not a lost cause. Thank you <3
— Victoria

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