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Family frustrated over lack of information after work accident

When a family in North Carolina experiences an unexpected loss, their desire for answers is understandable. Surviving family members often need to understand how their loss occurred to be able to fully process it. Unfortunately, one family in another state claims that they have been unable to discover the exact details of their loved one's death two weeks after the work accident that took his life.

The incident happened on a day in June and resulted in the death of two men. According to family members of one of the victims, the pair was in a basket cutting pipe. Unfortunately, something "went wrong" causing the men to plummet approximately six floors, resulting in their deaths.

The family of one of the men has been seeking answers since the accident. Though the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating, it could take six months for the federal agency to issue a report. The city where the incident occurred also claims to be investigating, but an official claims that it will be August before any answers are available. In the meantime, the family reports that the son of one of the victims has not had any recent contact with the employer. Both victims are said to have been employed by World Wrecking, which is a subcontractor of Gen Corp.

Unfortunately, many families experience similar uncertainty following a fatal work accident. In addition to unanswered questions, many are left wondering how they will cope with the financial implications of their loss, including lost wages and funeral costs. Though they may be entitled to workers' compensation insurance benefits, many are unsure how the process works. Fortunately, there are experienced professionals who have successfully assisted North Carolina families in their pursuit of a fair settlement.

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