A man from North Charleston was pronounced dead today after surviving an astonishing 11 days after a terrible fall while working on the job at a plant.
According to the police reports, the man was a worker at the Boeing plant in North Charleston and was only 38 years old at the time of the accident.
The plant is specifically for aircrafts, which is what the employee was working on when he fell. Authorities have not released all of the details; however the man was reported to have fallen from a platform onto the concrete surface down below. He has been working on the rear of a 787 Dream-liner, assembling the different components.
The accident occurred on March 18, where the man was immediately rushed to the hospital after injury.
A statement has been issued from the plant saying that an investigation is still underway and the the plant offers support to the victim’s family. After being injured at work, many of our clients are initially afraid of losing their jobs and are not sure if they even want to pursue a claim.
After being injured at work, many of our clients are initially afraid of losing their jobs and are not sure if they even want to pursue a claim. In these difficult times, these are good people in tough financial situations that need help.
Attorney Robert J. Reeves has practiced workers’ compensation law for over 22 years and knows how to protect your rights as well as your job. As a former workers’ compensation insurance defense lawyer, he knows what a carrier needs to quickly evaluate your claim and get your benefits started. If denied, he will fight at a Hearing to get what you deserve.
As a former ICU Registered Nurse (RN), he understands complex injury cases and can get the necessary medical opinions from your treating physicians. Over the years, Mr. Reeves has encountered virtually every type of serious workers’ compensation injury case. Given his unique background and extensive experience, he stands ready to fight for you and your family.
Being hurt while on the job is never and easy topic to discuss. Depending on the severity of the accident, sometimes the most difficult is not the recovery, but rather the financial burden you suffer in addition to the pain and time off from work. Trying to decide when a good time to discuss the costs with your boss, your wife, or other important people in your life can bring about immense anxiety and pressure.
That’s why the best thing to do when you have been seriously hurt on the job is to contact an experienced workers’ compensation attorneys who is equipped to handle your case. Contact the law offices of Reeves, Aiken,and Hightower, LLP to discuss your accident and the possible remedies for your pain and suffering. Reach us at 803-548-4444 or toll-free at 877-374-5999 today for a free consultation.