While the coroner's report has yet to be filed, it appears as though the fall was caused by an electrical shock. The 32-year-old male victim was up on the ladder to turn on a piece of equipment when he allegedly suffered the shock and fell from a ladder, resulting in his death.
As is standard with construction accidents, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is already on the scene. Every time there is an accident of this nature, an OSHA representative will come to investigate the accident to determine if the area is safe for employees to continue operations.
Have you recently been injured in a construction accident in North Carolina? If so, know that you are not alone as these types of accidents happen more frequently than most would assume. Following your accident, you'll want to protect yourself by consulting with a North Carolina personal injury lawyer who can review your case and inform you of your options, such as filing for workers' compensation. Contact the Lanier Law Group, P.A. to learn more.
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