Palo Alto, CA (July 12, 2018) – According to a local and reliable news source, a fatal construction accident resulted in the death of one worker on Thursday morning. The accident took place at exactly 8:47 a.m. on Middlefield Road at Bridgeway Church Preschool.
The Palo Alto Police Department responded to the scene immediately after the accident. A Bobcat construction vehicle had reportedly crushed a worker to death. The victim had not been identified. The fatal accident apparently occurred in the church parking lot at 2400 Middlefield Road.
The California Occupational Safety and Health Agency (Cal/OSHA) is currently investigating the events of this deadly incident. Precisely how the accident happened is yet to be made available, and the release of the victims’ name will be withheld until family members can be notified. OSHA determines whether or not any safety codes had been infringed that may have otherwise been able to prevent the death of the victim in the workplace. The investigation into the cause of this accident is presently being conducted.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences and most heartfelt thoughts and prayers to the family members and the victims of this accident.
Construction Accident Wrongful Death Attorney
Investigations will likely focus on the mechanics of the Bobcat in order to establish liability. Depending on the results of the investigation, there may be a path toward a wrongful death claim. There is nothing as devastating as losing a loved one to something that could have been prevented, and the negligent party will be held liable, accordingly. While we are passionate about holding negligent parties and other entities accountable for the tragedies they are responsible for, it is up to the family members of the victim to decide what they want purse legal action.
We at Brady Law Group will work with you to ensure your rights and give you the peace of mind needed to focus on your recovery. If you’ve been injured as the result of another person’s negligence, please call us at (866) 211-2562 to receive a free consultation with one of our expert attorneys.
Note: Outside sources were used in the creation of this post including news bulletins and first-hand accounts of the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident presented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you have identified any false information in the story, please inform us immediately, and we will adjust the posting to reflect the most accurate content available.
Disclaimer: As a member of the local community, we at Brady Law Group strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who lives in our beloved state. We are extremely saddened by these accidents but hope that, through an awareness of these dangers, those in our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We wish only the best and quickest recovery for all those involved in the accident.