West Carthage, NY – Worker Suffers Critical Leg Injuries in Industrial Accident
West Carthage, NY (November 20, 2018) – At approximately 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, November 20, a man was reported to have suffered serious leg injuries in a workplace accident at Ox Industries. The accident was stated to have taken place inside the business located at 30 Champion Street in West Carthage.
According to a 911 dispatcher, the male victim was performing his duties at Ox industries when a 2,500-pound roll fell off a machine, subsequently crushing the victims’ legs. The victim stated that he was unable to feel his lower extremities following the incident.
Helicopters had to decline dispatch due to weather conditions in the area. The West Carthage Fire Department commented on the accident, stating that the unidentified man approximately 25 years of age was taken to Carthage Area Hospital for treatment.
The exact condition of the victim is currently unknown as investigators are likely to be working to determine how this incident occurred.
New York Workplace Accidents
We would like to extend our sincerest thoughts and prayers to the severely injured victim of this accident, first and foremost. Workplace accidents in New York often take place for many different reasons, often related to the mishandling of dangerous products and unsafe work environments. It is terribly important to understand that if another person, company, or employer is liable for a serious mishap that results in injuries, victims may likely have the right to file for financial compensation.
An experienced New York accident attorney can help to ease your burdens and guide you along the often problematic path toward attaining reimbursement for your losses. At Hach and Rose, we recognize the overwhelming emotional and financial stress that arises immediately after a sudden injury. If you have been hurt in a New York workplace accident, please don’t hesitate to call 212-779-0057 and let us put our knowledge and experience to work for you today.
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