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Construction Accident Claims Life at Baylor University

Construction Accident ClaimsA man working on the new football stadium at Baylor University was killed in a construction accident on January 28. He and a co-worker were pulled into the Brazos River by a harness that was attached to some equipment that fell into the water. The co-worker was able to release his harness and was later released from a hospital. If you or someone close to you is harmed in this sort of accident, the Todd Durham Law Firm would like to make you aware of your legal options.

The Details

Divers found the body of 55-year-old Jose Dario Suarez about four hours after the construction accident occurred, according to an article on the website of a local television station. Suarez and another man were working on a pedestrian bridge over the river in conjunction with the construction of McLane Stadium. Police were unable to speculate on the cause of the accident, stating that one of the workers was still attached to a boom. The co-worker was able to get out of the water and then treated for hypothermia and released at a local hospital.

Getting the Legal Representation You Need

There can be several reasons why a construction accident takes place, and many parties that can play a role in causing this type of accident. The Todd R. Durham Law Firm can conduct a thorough investigation of a work accident and identify negligent parties that may not be protected by the Texas Workers’ Compensation Law. If you have been injured or lost a loved one due to the negligence of an unprotected party, we may be able to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. Call us at 214-222-4000 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.