Fatal Work Injuries in Georgia Demand Justice
Our Atlanta wrongful death attorneys stand up for you
Workplaces in Georgia can be dangerous. Injuries often occur. And sometimes, workplace accidents can be fatal. Knowing what to do in such situations can be confusing. Even knowing what your rights are as a surviving family member might not be clear. That’s why it’s important to talk to an experienced Atlanta wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our dedicated legal team at Gary Martin Hays & Associates has years of experience handling such complicated cases. We understand how the legal system works in Georgia and we can explain all the options available to you, which may include filing for workers’ compensation death benefits or a civil wrongful death claim. That way, you can decide what approach you want us to take towards your family’s fatal personal injury accident at work. Call 1-800-898-HAYS to learn more.
Why fatal workplace accidents happen
Fatal accidents happen at work for many different reasons. In general, such accidents occur due to reckless or negligent behavior. Such actions can include:
- Distracted workers
- Impaired workers
- Tired workers
- Inexperienced workers
- Untrained workers
- Mechanical defects
- Hazardous working conditions
Your family has rights. If someone did something to cause your loved one’s fatal work accident, that person should be held accountable for their actions. Find out how we can help you. Contact us today.
How our lawyers can help you
You might think you don’t need a lawyer if someone caused your loved one’s fatal workplace accident. Their employer and insurance companies will take care of everything and your family will receive all the money you rightfully deserve.
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Sometimes, employers dispute the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one. They then use their version of what happened to justify paying your family less money. Insurance companies also often do everything they can to keep payments to your family to a minimum.
Your family deserves to be fairly compensated. Such compensation should include any medical expenses related to your loved one’s workplace accident or illness, lost income and lost future income. All of these expenses often add up to hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars. This money can be a lifeline for many families after a fatal workplace accident. Make sure your family receives the compensation and closure you deserve. Schedule your free case evaluation today.