Timothy Welling: Safety Negligence? Tragically Loses Life in Newnan, GA Tire Shop Accident.

Timothy Welling: Safety Negligence? Tragically Loses Life in Newnan, GA Tire Shop Accident.

Timothy Welling: Safety Negligence? Tragically Loses Life in Newnan, GA Tire Shop Accident. (Stock Photo: MurrayLegal.com)

Was safety negligence or an equipment malfunction a factor in this loss of life and are justice and compensation available to the victim’s family? Our firm represents victims of safety negligence across the United States, and we have recovered nearly $200 million dollars for our Clients. Read Our Legal Take below to find out what legal options are available.

Evans, GA News

A man lost his life after an accident at a Newnan, GA tire shop Tuesday morning, April 16, 2024.

Times-Herald.com is reporting, “the incident occurred Tuesday morning at [a tire shop] on Temple Avenue.”

AtlantaNewsFirst.com is reporting, “Timothy Welling was apparently working on [an] RV at [the tire shop]. The coroner’s office said he was trying to take off a wheel and the RV slid off the air jack and pinned him underneath.”  Mr. Welling was, sadly, unable o survive his injuries.

The incident remains under investigation.

Is Justice Available? Our Legal Take

Tire shop employees, vendors and guests have a right to safety and security while on the premises. The Murray Law Firm questions the safety measures provided both at the shop and by the manufacturer of the machinery involved, and whether this tragic incident may have been prevented. Relevant factual and legal inquires include, but are not limited to:

  • What safety features were in place to protect Mr. Welling?
  • Did any such safety features fail?
  • Was the tragedy a result of a catastrophic equipment malfunction?
  • Was the manufacturer or property owner aware of potential safety risks to employees or contractors?
  • Were any attempts made to service, recall or replace any machinery involved prior to the incident?

Under Workers’ Compensation laws, our legal team suggests that the family of Timothy Welling may be entitled to significant compensation as a result of this accident. While Timothy Welling’s family should be eligible for benefits under workers compensation laws, they may also hold a substantial third-party civil claim against the designer or manufacturer of the machinery and equipment involved in the incident. Based on its history and experience in representing families in workers compensation and product liability claims, The Murray Law Firm suggests that Timothy Welling’s family should retain legal counsel without delay so as to ensure that all evidence connected to the incident is preserved.


The Murray Law Firm has a long history of representing victims of work accidents and equipment malfunctions.  We have obtained nearly $200 Million in verdicts and settlements for our Clients, including:

  • A $29.25 million dollar verdict for a victim of an unsafe property.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a victim of gun violence at an apartment complex.
  • Settlement in excess of $10 million dollars for a family who lost a loved one to gun violence at a commercial property.

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