Carson City, NV (March 8, 2022) – A man was killed in a workplace accident that took place in Brunswick Canyon on Friday morning, March 4.
According to Carson City deputies, the accident happened around 11 a.m. in Brunswick Canyon near the area of Deer Run Road. An employee was driving a bulldozer in the workplace when it suddenly rolled over on the side of a hill. It is not known what caused the accident or whether or not the victim was pinned by the bulldozer.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the bulldozer was traumatically injured and tragically pronounced dead at the scene.
Due to the severity of the accident, the area was blocked for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
OSHA was contacted since the accident happened in the workplace. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Workplace Accidents in Nevada
Workplaces are meant to be safe areas for employees. An employer and many other parties at a workplace are expected to keep it safe from harm so that employees do not sustain injuries or lose their lives in the event of an accident. However, lives are lost every year due to these tragic and preventable accidents. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 4,764 people lost their lives in fatal workplace accidents throughout the state of Nevada. These horrific accidents can affect a family in a variety of ways. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.
Families often wonder how they will move forward after they have lost someone close to them in a workplace accident. A Carson City workplace accident attorney will be able to answer any questions that you have after you have lost somebody close to you. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for the loss of a loved one on the job? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer with the assistance of a Carson City wrongful death attorney on your side.
Carson City Workplace Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Coulter Harsh Law are here to help you after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a fatal accident. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after you have lost someone you love in a crash. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have lost someone close to you in a fatal workplace crash, you have options. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Carson City immediately following your loved one’s accident at (775) 324-3380 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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Disclaimers: The legal team at Coulter Harsh Law are members of the local business community and are always striving to improve the overall well-being and general safety of all Nevada residents. We are always saddened when a serious or fatal accident occurs and hope that by providing more awareness about the dangers of driving that our fellow community members will take heed and use precautions in an effort to avoid being injured in an accident. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. None of the information provided in this post should be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos depicted are not of the accident described in this post.