Vicksburg, MS (March 20, 2022) – Around 9 a.m. on Sunday morning, March 20, a fatal industrial workplace accident took place in Vicksburg.
According to Vicksburg officials, the accident happened in the rock yard off of Dorsey Street and Waterview Casino. Police have not determined the exact circumstances of the accident but they confirmed that the incident took place on the water and the Coast Guard was called to the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The employee, who has only been identified as an adult male, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. No other employees were hurt in the accident.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update as more information is available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Workplace Accidents in Mississippi
Workplaces are supposed to be some of the safest places in Mississippi. Many parties, including employers, are supposed to work together to ensure that workers’ rights are being protected and that workers are essentially kept safe from harm at all times. However, this does not always happen and lives are taken in the blink of an eye. Responsible parties should be held liable when lives are taken in workplace accidents. Losing a loved one in a workplace accident can turn your life upside-down. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every year when lives are taken in these accidents. If you have sustained the loss of a loved one, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
The loss of a loved one can ensure that your rights are being protected after you have lost somebody you love in a workplace accident. Losing somebody close to you can leave you in a difficult financial position as you are grieving your losses. During this immense period of grief, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you. You have many rights as you move forward with a complex claim. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of a Vicksburg wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Vicksburg Fatal Workplace Accident Attorneys
Our skilled attorneys at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice are here to stand by your side after a fatal accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming it can be to face the loss of a loved one in an accident, especially when you know that another party is to blame. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have lost a loved one in a workplace accident, we will stand by your side. Please contact a workplace accident attorney in Vicksburg at (888) 484-1476 for more information on your available options.
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Disclaimer: We, at MW Law Firm – Mama Justice, have worked hard to become valued members of the Northern Mississippi business community. We write these posts to bring awareness to the dangers of driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle. The information in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. The photographs pictures used in this post are not taken at the actual accident scene.