63 Year old worker in fatal work accident

Keywords: Work accident solicitorsfatal work accident claim, compensation for death at work.

Subject: 63 Year old killed in a fatal work accident claim

A farming company have been fined and prosecuted after a worker was killed when the tailgate of a hydraulic trailer fell and struck him across the neck.

The fatal work accident claim happened when the 63 year old leaned in to the back of a tipper truck to talk to a colleague when the tailgate closed suddenly, causing him fatal crush injuries.

The trucks that the man had been working with were used to collect crops from the fields.