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2 Workers Fall to Their Death in an Indiana Construction Accident

Posted on May 11, 2011

May 11, 2011 – An Indiana construction accident led to the deaths of 2 men working on a radio tower, early Wednesday, April 13.

Five men were installing a Schurz Communications WXXB radio tower, near Buck Creek, when around 9 a.m. 2 of the men fell 340 feet with installing equipment in hand.

The victims of the Indiana construction accident were Paul Aliff, 32, from Mesquite, Texas, and Ernest Garcia, 29, from Laredo, Texas, who both were employees of ERI, Inc. in Chandler, Indiana.  The Occupational Safety & Health Administration will be fully investigating the Indiana construction accident.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2009 14% of fatal injuries were related to falls. In Indiana alone, 20 deaths due to a falling incident were reported in 2010.

Injuries from falls can be serious or even fatal. Serious injuries can include broken bones, sprains, head trauma, internal bleeding or paralysis. Injuries from an Indiana construction accident can leave you out of work for a long period of time and cause the loss enjoyment of life activities, immobility, frequent doctor and hospital visits, and financial and emotional struggles.

You and your family shouldn’t have to suffer the consequences from a slip and fall accident at work or on any other premises. An Indiana slip and fall attorney will review your case and help you pursue the compensation you and your family need and deserve.

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