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Workplace accident at industrial site claims operator's life

Families of people who work on industrial sites in Georgia are likely aware of the potential dangers their loved ones are exposed to whenever they are at work. A call nobody wants to receive is the one informing them that a loved one has been involved in a fatal workplace accident. Although there may be many questions that spring to mind after such an accident, the first one may likely be: "What happens now?"

Truck driver killed in workplace accident when forklift backs up

When a Georgia family loses a loved one while he or she is at work, the shock may be devastating. Apart from the huge personal loss, the unexpected expenses of a funeral and burial, along with the loss of income, could be overwhelming. The driver of a truck was recently killed in a workplace accident in another state.

Georgia tree trimmer killed in workplace accident

A recent tree trimming accident has left one family grieving the loss of their loved one. When a person is killed on the job, the surviving family members may be overwhelmed by grief as well as feelings of uncertainty about their financial future. Thankfully, Georgia law requires most companies to provide workers' compensation benefits to victims of a workplace accident. In the case of fatalities, these benefits may also extend to the surviving family members of the employee.

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