Los Angeles, CA (March 25, 2022) – A worker lost his life at the Purple Line Extension project site in Los Angeles. The accident happened on March 23, according to reports.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to the scene just before 5:00 p.m. for reports of a man who was struck by a train. Upon arrival, they found the male victim had been hit by the train that was used to move equipment at the construction site. The site was located on Wilshire Boulevard near La Brea Avenue.
The victim was pronounced deceased on-site by paramedics. The Medical Examiner in Los Angeles stated that he was in his 30s. His name has not been released at this time.
Authorities continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
California Workplace Accidents
Workplace accidents can result in serious or even life-threatening injuries for those involved. Employers have a duty of care to establish safety regulations and provide workers with a safe working environment. While most California employers consider the safety of their employees a top priority, workplace accidents still happen daily. In fact, research shows that approximately every 7 seconds, a worker sustains an injury while on the job. Some of the most common workplace accidents that happen on the job in California are as follows:
- Falls from heights
- Equipment contact
- Repetitive motion
- Falling Objects
- Pushing and pulling
- Trips, slips, and falls
Wrongful Death Attorneys in Los Angeles
If a family member of yours has recently been killed by a drunk, distracted, or drowsy driver, you may be entitled to collect compensation for the costs associated with their wreck. Contacting a Los Angeles wrongful death lawyer is your best bet in successfully filing a claim for compensation that could cover the cost of vehicle repairs/replacement, medical bills, funeral costs, and more.
Losing a loved one is a devastating experience. When someone you love is lost because of the careless actions of others, you may be wondering where to turn for help. An attorney will be able to help you not only collect financial compensation but also hold the party responsible for your loved one’s passing accountable for their reckless actions.
The Los Angeles workplace injury attorneys at the Mines Law Firm are understanding and compassionate when it comes to our clients. We will help you figure out if you have a personal injury/wrongful death case, and if you do, we will help you get compensation. Our team whole-heartedly believes that negligent drivers need to be held accountable for their actions, and will do our best to make sure justice is served.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a preventable accident, contact our wrongful death attorneys in Los Angeles at the Mines Law Firm at 1-888-700-0093 any time, 24-hours a day, 7 days a week to discuss legal options available for you.
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