Montego Bay, GA (February 7, 2023) – A worker was injured in a workplace accident that took place close to an elementary school in Montego Bay on Monday afternoon, February 6.
According to Habersham County officials, the accident happened around 1 p.m. in a vacant parking lot just north of the Woodville Elementary School. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they discovered that a worker was found approximately 20 feet up inside a tree while working. He was not responsive and in and out of consciousness due to reasons that crews could not identify.
Paramedics and several other responders were called to the scene to help. The worker was rescued from the tree in approximately one hour. They were then rushed to Northeast Georgia Medical Center by medical helicopter. Their condition is not yet known.
The area was blocked off for some time while fire crews rescued the party.
Police did not confirm what work the employee was conducting in the area. Their investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the party injured in this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Workplace Accidents in Georgia
When a worker is on the job, they expect that they will be kept safe from harm at all times. An employer, manufacturers of parts, and many other parties are expected to work together to bring the safest environment possible to our workers. However, this does not always happen, and workplace accidents happen in the blink of an eye, turning lives upside-down. In 2020, statistics showed that 193 people were killed in workplace accidents, and many others were hurt throughout Georgia. If you have been hurt in a workplace accident, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
It is important that you know what options are available for you after a workplace accident. Speaking with an Atlanta, GA personal injury attorney can help you answer any questions that you may have during these difficult times. These include some of the following:
- What parties are to blame for your workplace accident? Have you identified all of the involved parties?
- What evidence do you need to prove your claim?
- What deadlines do you need to abide by bring a successful claim against another party?
These are questions that you will be able to answer when you speak with a dedicated and compassionate personal injury attorney.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates have diligently assisted those injured in workplace accidents in Georgia over recent years. You need a firm that you can depend on after your life has been turned upside-down due to a serious accident. We want to make sure that you gain the compensation that is owed to you so that you can get back on your feet both physically and financially after an accident. Our attorneys are prepared to fight on your side during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a workplace accident attorney in at (888) 688-1924 for more information on how we can help you.
Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident; therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will remove a post if requested.
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