Peter Solomon, 62, Killed in Savannah Work Accident; Compensation Available to Family?

Peter Solomon Savannah Work Accident

Peter Solomon Savannah Work Accident (WJCL 22)

Could the loss of this Savannah city employee have been prevented are justice and compensation available to Mr. Solomon’s family?

SAVANNAH, GEORGIA NEWS

62-year-old City of Savannah employee, Peter Solomon, was killed in a “fatal work-related accident on Wednesday,” January 9, 2019, according to The Savannah Morning News.

Chatham County authorities told WJCL 22, “[Mr.] Solomon was pressure washing a large tractor-type of equipment with a blade when it moved forward and ran over him.”

OUR LEGAL TAKE

According to Georgia workers’ compensation experts at The Murray Law Firm, as the incident occurred in a workplace setting, Peter Solomon’s family will almost certainly be entitled to significant compensation under the Workers’ Compensation laws of Georgia. Additionally, should an equipment malfunction have contributed to this tragedy, Mr. Solomon’s family may elect to pursue legal claims against the manufacturer.

Our legal experts warn, however, employers and insurance companies are concerned with limiting their financial exposure and, without that guidance of an experienced lawyer, the family’s interests may be jeopardized.

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