Weaverville, NC (January 15, 2024) – A will worker lost their life as a result of an accident that occurred in Buncombe County on Saturday, January 13. The incident occurred at approximately 6:35 p.m.
The Weaverville Police Department reported that a worker was involved in a traumatic injury accident at ZIPS Car Wash, which is located at 1 Gill Road in Weaverville. The worker was severely injured after being trapped inside of the equipment. Despite medical efforts, the victim was fatally injured and pronounced deceased by authorities. Authorities identified the victim as 26-year-old Carolina Franks. At this time, the North Carolina Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) is investigating.
Our condolences go out to the family of Carolina Franks.
Fatal Workplace Accidents in North Carolina
Fatal accidents take the lives of countless people across North Carolina each year. Unfortunately, there are instances where people lose their lives as a result of accidents at work. When it comes to understanding who is responsible for a wrongful death at work, seeking accurate and comprehensive information becomes crucial.
Wrongful deaths in the workplace can occur due to various reasons, such as negligence, inadequate safety measures, or even deliberate actions. Identifying the party accountable for such tragedies often requires a thorough investigation into factors like employer negligence, third-party liability, or product defects.
In order to pursue justice for your loved one and hold those responsible accountable for their actions or lack thereof, it is imperative to seek legal assistance from a specialized wrongful death lawyer. These knowledgeable legal advocates possess experience and knowledge when it comes to navigating complex legal processes related to workplace incidents resulting in loss of life. This can help to ensure you have the best chance of proving negligence and getting justice after enduring the loss of your loved one.
Losing a loved one due to someone else’s negligence is an unimaginable and devastating experience. At Ted Greve & Associates, we understand the immense pain and suffering that comes with such a loss. That’s why our team of dedicated workers’ compensation lawyers is committed to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients. We will work tirelessly to hold all responsible parties accountable and secure the maximum compensation for your losses. Our personalized service, combined with our extensive knowledge and experience, will provide you with the support you need during this difficult time. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident, reach out to us for a free evaluation of your case at (800) 693-7833. Together, we can seek closure and justice for your family.