Rockville, MD – Three Workers Trapped after Trench Collapse on Veirs Dr near Lakewood County Club
Rockville, MD (July 22, 2022) – Emergency calls in Montgomery County were called to the scene of a major workplace accident in which three people became trapped in a trench that collapsed.
Investigations show that at around two p.m., a partial or dirt collapse occurred near Lakewood County club in the 9600 block of Veirs Drive three at the scene, three crew members who were working at the site fell into the trench and became trapped.
The Maryland state police in the Maryland County Fire & Rescue Services responded to the scene to aid in the removal of the three trapped workers.
Two of the workers were able to be pulled quickly from the trench. A third worker was buried up to the waist and required more time for removal.
Once removed from the trench, the worker was flown to a local hospital for the treatment of traumatic injuries and heat exposure.
The police are currently investigating the incident.
We hope the victims injured in this accident recovered quickly.
Workplace Accidents in MarylandAlthough any job can be dangerous to perform, workers who are outside at construction sites are at an increased risk of suffering injuries in accidents. The fact that they use heavy equipment, and machinery, and work on unstable surfaces means they are always at risk of being involved in an injury accident at any time.
Unfortunately, we see many people harmed in accidents while on the job right here in the Rockville area. People who are injured in accidents on the job only have a specific amount of time to file a legal claim to get the benefits and compensation necessary to help them recover. There are various steps that must be taken in order to ensure you are able to get workers' compensation benefits following your accident.
If you’ve been injured in an accident while on the job, our personal injury lawyers in Rockville want to help you get the benefits and compensation you need and deserve. Our lawyers have extensive experience helping injured workers in Montgomery County, Frederick County, Prince Georges County, and across the state get justice after being injured in accidents. We will help you get the money and benefits you need and deserve throughout your recovery.
Our Rockville workers compensation lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have more than six and a half decades of helping injured workers get justice. Our lawyers will help you pursue a workers' compensation claim, a third-party legal claim, or another type of action to ensure you get the compensation and benefits you need and deserve.
Our legal team can help you file a personal injury claim or a claim for workers' compensation benefits following your accident, so you are better positioned to recover from your injuries. You can reach out to our Maryland personal injury law firm today by calling 301-251-8776. Our lawyers are available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to get started.
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