Ellabell, GA (May 2, 2023) – On Saturday, April 29, a worker was killed in a fatal construction accident that took place at a plant in Ellabell.
According to Bryan County officials, the accident happened at an electric vehicle plant owned by Hyundai that is being built in the area. Information provided by Hyundai Motor Group states that a worker was working on a structure in the plant’s paint shop when he fell three stories. They discovered that part of his safety harness failed while he was working.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene following the accident. The worker, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to trauma caused by the accident. Nobody else was injured in the accident.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time after the accident. It is not known when work resumed in the area.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will update with any new information as it becomes available.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Workplace Accidents in Georgia
Workplace accidents have been happening more and more commonly in Georgia than ever before. Though a large percentage of these accidents lead to serious injuries, others are fatal in nature and turn lives upside-down. In just 2021, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that, in Georgia alone, 187 people were killed in workplace accidents. Construction accidents are some of the most common types of fatal workplace accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a workplace accident, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Many family members wonder where they can turn after they have lost somebody they love in a fatal workplace accident. It can be confusing to face the aftermath of a fatal accident on your own, which is why you should have the assistance of an Ellabell workplace accident lawyer on your side. There are many family members who can successfully bring a wrongful death claim after a family member has been taken from them. These include the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
You have options after a fatal workplace accident and should speak with an Ellabell wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after losing someone you love in a fatal workplace accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. This is especially true if you have lost somebody close to you. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for an array of aspects as you work to get back on your feet. Please contact a workplace accident attorney in Ellabell at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
Note: We have constructed this post using outside sources, including news bulletins and first-hand accounts from outside sources. The details concerning this accident have not been independently verified, so if you have identified false information, please inform us immediately. We will adjust the post to reflect accurate content.
Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.
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