Norfolk Accident Injury Lawyer Report : Man is Killed in Industrial Accident at Isle of Wight Paper Mill Site
An industrial accident at a paper mill site has claimed the life of a man in the Isle of Wight, Virginia.
Just before 1 p.m., on October 5, 2012, emergency personnel responded to the scene of a man trapped under a crane on the International Paper property, according to the Daily Press.
The man was taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries, Robertson said. The man is from outside the area and worked for another company using the International Paper site.
As experienced Virginia industrial accident injury lawyers, we have represented clients who have been hurt in a variety of accidents and family members of people killed who have brought wrongful death actions.
Hampton Roads sees a number of industrial accidents every year given the large number of ship yards, rail yards and other facilities in cities such as Portsmouth, Norfolk and Newport News, VA.
Some of these make headlines. For instance, in January 2011 an experienced worker died at Branscome Inc., an asphalt and concrete plant on West Pembroke Avenue in Hampton, VA. When he got stuck in a piece of operating equipment, Fox 43 reported.
If you are hurt in an industrial accident or a family member is killed contact an experienced Norfolk VA accident injury lawyer.
The Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Hampton, VA personal injury law firm, Cooper Hurley, handles automobile, truck, and motorcycle injuries as well as wrongful death, railroad injury cases and medical malpractice. John Cooper and Jim Hurley have over 40 years of combined experience in handling auto injury accident claims. Attorney John Cooper has been named to Virginia “Super Lawyers” since 2010. Cooper Hurley represents people hurt in accidents in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News and throughout VA, and always put the best interests of our clients first. The firm is recognized by other lawyers as “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national attorney rating service, for our top level of legal skill and highest ethical standards. Our motto is: “Your Injury, our fight.” If you need help or advice about a serious injury, please call us at (757) 455 -0077 or contact us through this website.