Bayonne, NJ – Naval Worker Killed in Fall at Bayonne Dry Dock
Bayonne, NJ (April 20, 2020) – A naval worker in Bayonne died following an industrial accident on Sunday, April 19th. The accident occurred at around 9:30 a.m. at the Bayonne Dry Dock. The 25-year-old male worker fell 35-feet into a naval manhole.
Officials from the Bayonne Fire Department responded to the scene to aid the injured victim. The man was found unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the victim hasn’t yet been identified.
An investigation into the cause of the incident is being handled by the Port Authority Police.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Industrial Accidents in New Jersey
Certain jobs are more prone to serious injuries due to the nature of the work. The construction industry is one of the most dangerous, accounting for 1 out of every 5 workplace deaths. The leading cause of death on a construction site is falling.
When a worker is killed on the job, they usually leave behind family members and loved ones who have to pick up the pieces. In many cases, families depended on deceased victims for financial stability. A qualified New Jersey industrial accident lawyer can help surviving family members recover after a deadly accident.
The legal team at Brady Reilly & Cardoso, LLC can help you recover the full value of your claim. We will make sure all possible avenues for compensation are pursued. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case today.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts is to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.