Pearl City, IL – Fatal Work Accident at Pearl Valley Eggs
Pearl City, IL (April 10, 2020) – According to authorities with the Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office, an employee of the Pearl Valley Eggs company died Thursday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m. A report was called into the sheriff’s department from the food processing plant regarding a work-related accident.
Pearl City Fire and Ambulance rushed to the scene located at the 900 block of Kent Road where they found the worker dead upon arrival. The identity of the victim was not yet released. The Stephenson County Sheriff’s Department alongside the coroner’s office continues to investigate.
Our thoughts are with the injured party in hopes of a full recovery and also with the families of the deceased at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Pearl City
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), deaths from workplace accidents increased by 7% from 2015 to 2016. In 2017 the BLS reported that there were over 5,000 deaths in the workplace in all industries in the country. There are some professions that put workers at higher risk for workplace accident injuries and death including construction, working with animals, and jobs working in the filed for the oil industry to name a few.
The Janesville wrongful death lawyers at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices understand how difficult it is for families who unexpectedly lost loved ones to cope with the loss and take on the legal battle of obtaining compensation on behalf of their loved one. After an injury accident or an accident that results in death, connecting with the Janesville serious injury attorneys at Alexander J. Smith Law Offices is critically important to ensure you get that much-needed compensation.
The lawyers at the Alexander J. Smith Law Offices are here to help you with your personal injury or wrongful death claim. Call us today to set up a free consultation at (608) 237-7035 for residents of Wisconsin or (815) 243-9686 for residents of Illinois. One of our highly knowledgeable Wisconsin and Illinois personal injury attorneys will answer all of your questions during the free consultation.
Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.
Disclaimer: As members of the local community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.