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Fatal workplace injuries can leave families spiraling

The death of a loved one can send any family into a tailspin. This type of event often means that individuals need to address funeral arrangements, contend with their grief and also determine how they will live their lives without their loved one. Unfortunately, fatal workplace injuries can cause significant financial hardships on surviving family members.

California readers may be interested in a fatal incident that took place in another state. Reports stated that the incident took place at an industrial plant while a worker was attempting to repair a conveyor belt. The worker was on a scissor lift when he was hit in the head by a cylinder, which apparently resulted in the worker becoming trapped in the machine.

The trauma the man suffered ultimately proved fatal. The report stated that the worker was 55 years old, and he had worked for the company for approximately 10 years. The incident is currently under investigation by the company and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It was also noted that the company has had 11 safely violations in the last five years.

When families lose loved ones due to workplace injuries, they may understandably feel uncertain about what their futures may hold. While it may be difficult to find answers to some resulting issues, they may be able to apply for workers' compensation benefits in hopes of addressing financial issues. Loved ones may qualify for survivors benefits depending on the exact circumstances. Because it can be complex to pursue such benefits, it may be wise for interested individuals to enlist the help of workers' compensation attorneys in California.

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