Blue Ridge Parkway Worker Dies On-the-Job

A fatal lawnmower accident on a Blue Ridge Parkway overlook took the life of Dana Bruce of Alexander, NC. Bruce, 63, was mowing near the edge of the Haw Creek Overlook when he tried to turn around a trash bin, but instead fell a few hundred feet on large rocks, according to local news reports.

 

Wrongful Death Benefits

 

A safety audit is being conducted, which will determine if new regulations needs to be made. On-the-job deaths in North Carolina leave the victim’s family burdened not only with grief of losing their loved one, but financial stress in the short term and long-term. Wrongful death benefits help spouses and families of workers who were killed on the job. The benefits can cover burial expenses and lost wages.

 

Fatal Worker Accident

 

Lawnmower accidents have caused several deaths around North Carolina this spring. If your loved one was lost due to a work-related accident, contact a wrongful death attorney with extensive workers’ comp experience at Brent Adams & Associates. Our personal injury attorneys work with teams of paralegals and legal assistants from three offices and handle cases anywhere in North Carolina. Call 800.849.5931 to schedule a consultation.

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