Woman Killed in Savannah Forklift Accident
A port worker was killed in a forklift accident in Savannah last Wednesday, according to the AJC. The woman, a member of the International Longshoremen’s Association Local 1475, was struck by a forklift at Georgia Ports’ Ocean Terminal near a bulk carrier ship that had recently arrived from Wilmington, NC. She was 57 years old.
Job sites like ports, construction sites and others can be extremely dangerous places to work. Workers are involved in accidents at Georgia job sites all too often thanks to a number of factors, such as:
These accidents can result in catastrophic injury or even death, like in the tragic case of last week’s forklift accident. When these circumstances occur, victims and their families can benefit from the experience and expertise of lawyers who specialize in these types of cases, such as the attorneys at Atlanta-based Pope & Howard, P.C. Geoff Pope and Marc Howard have years of experience handling job site accident cases and seeking compensation for the victims of unfortunate accidents.
If you or someone you know has sustained serious injuries or worse due to an accident on a job site, the skilled attorneys at Pope & Howard, P.C. can help. Please call our office today at (404) 994-4486 to schedule an appointment. You can also learn more about our firm on our website athttp://popehoward.com.