Tustin, CA (July 25, 2022) – Critical injuries stemmed from a landscaping accident that took place in Tustin on Friday, July 22.
Around 5 p.m. on Friday, multiple people in the area of La Limonar Road and Arroyo Avenue heard people yelling outside at a pine tree. They called 911, who determined that several men were trimming trees in the area when they made contact with electrical wires. Police found two men holding a third man, who was unresponsive.
Paramedics and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The unresponsive man was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. The other parties were treated on scene and are expected to be okay.
The area was blocked off as fire crews and several other responders worked to clear the scene and make the area safe again.
No further details regarding the accident have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts go out to the injured workers with hopes of a speedy recovery.
California sees higher rates of workplace accidents and fatalities than many other states in the U.S. In 2019, in fact, it was reported that a total of 5,333 people were seriously injured in California workplace accidents, according to data. This was a 2% increase from 2018 within the state. Many victims of workplace accidents do not know where they should turn after an accident, especially if they have been seriously injured. An employer and other employees around you must do everything in their nature to ensure that all employees at the job are kept safe from harm. If you have been seriously injured in a workplace accident, it is important that you seek immediate medical attention and then speak with an attorney.
There are many types of injuries that are more common in workplace accidents than in other accidents that happen in California. These include some of the following:
These injuries are capable of landing a victim in the hospital or causing them to miss further time at work. As you work on your physical recovery, you may be feeling concerned about your future. It is crucial that you speak with a Tustin personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Russell & Lazarus APC, Personal Injury Lawyer are here for you after you have been hurt in a workplace-related accident. We will gain a better understanding of the facts of your case and help you work toward the results that you deserve so that you can get back on your feet. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected when you need them the most. We will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a workplace accident attorney in Tustin at (888) 539-3154 to find out how we can help you move forward after an accident.
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