Long Beach, CA (January 16, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal workplace accident that occurred in Long Beach on Saturday afternoon, January 15.
According to the Long Beach Police Department, an industrial accident happened around 3:45 p.m. at 300 Mediterranean Way. Emergency crews were dispatched to the scene where they found one worker severely injured but have not yet commented on the circumstances that led to the accident. Authorities say it took place near the Port of Long Beach in the industrial section.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The victim, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced deceased at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.
The area was blocked off for a period of time due to the nature of the accident.
No further details have been released at this time but the investigation remains ongoing. Long Beach Police will update as more information becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Workplace-related accidents have been on the rise over recent years in the state of California. Unfortunately, injuries are not the only reality that victims face. Some individuals even lose their lives in these catastrophic accidents each year. In 2019 throughout California, in fact, it is estimated that approximately 5,333 fatalities resulted from workplace accidents. Some of the most common reasons for these accidents include some of the following reasons:
The truth is, workplace fatalities are easily preventable when precautions are taken in the workplace. If you have lost a loved one due to one of these accidents, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Unsafe work conditions lead to fatalities in the workplace every year in California. Losing a loved one in one of these accidents can affect your life both emotionally and financially. If you have sustained these immense losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you and your family. You should never have to worry about these aspects as you grieve the loss of your loved one. This is why it is crucial that you seek the experienced help of a Long Beach wrongful death lawyer in your time of need.
At Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have sustained immense losses in fatal workplace accidents. We will compassionately assist you and ensure that your rights are being protected during one of the most difficult moments in your life. Before you accept a settlement offer from a large insurance company, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Long Beach that you can trust at (888) 539-3154.
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