Channelview, TX – Eric Rojas and Isidro Mendoza Killed in Fatal Workplace Accident on Industrial Road
Channelview, TX (April 6, 2019) On the evening of April 4th, a fatal workplace accident happened at an area shipyard in the 13800 block of Industrial Road near Houston Ship Channel located inside the Brown Industrial Park. According to the reports, a large piece of heavy equipment fell onto several employees at about 9:00 p.m.
When the paramedics arrived, they found one of the workers dead at the site, while another one was trapped beneath the equipment. Once they freed him, they transported him to a nearby hospital via Life Flight. Unfortunately, he did not survive his injuries. The two men have been identified as Eric Rojas and Isidro Mendoza. They both worked for Spitzer Industries.
The authorities are currently investigating this accident to determine what caused the equipment to fall.
We send our condolences to the families of Eric Rojas and Isidro Mendoza as we know how difficult it is to lose loved ones in workplace accidents.
Workplace Accidents in Texas
Unfortunately, studies reveal that an average of 14 people lose their lives every day in workplace accidents throughout the United States. Depending on the industry, workplace injuries can be caused by employers’ inability to provide a safe work environment for their employees. For those who have lost loved ones in workplace accidents, it’s very important to contact a Texas wrongful death lawyer to help file a wrongful death lawsuit.
At Benton Law Firm, we have helped many families over the years file and win their wrongful death lawsuits after losing loved ones in the workplace. If you or someone you know lost a loved one in this type of accident, contact us now at 214-219-4878.
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