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El Mirage, AZ – Man Badly Injured in Work Accident at El Mirage Rd

El Mirage, AZ – Man Badly Injured in Work Accident at El Mirage Rd

El Mirage, AZ (October 21, 2019) – A man was airlifted to an area hospital after sustaining serious injuries at his job site in El Mirage on Monday.

Late Monday night, the man was working at Master Block, a concrete block manufacturer, near El Mirage Road and Northern Avenue. Police say that the 19-year-old employee became trapped and suffered injuries while working on a piece of machinery. Police and fire rescue units arrived at the scene, where firefighters were able to extract him from the equipment before he was flown to the hospital for treatment.

Police did not provide the extent of his injuries but say that the injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening at this time.

They are still investigating the details of the incident, and the El Mirage Police Department said that an update will be provided when more information becomes available.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Workplace Injuries in Arizona 

El Mirage, AZ - Man Badly Injured in Work Accident at El Mirage RdOn the job site, serious injuries are common and dangerous, particularly in construction areas. When it comes to construction or utility zones, employees often operate heavy equipment and machinery. And these injurious accidents in the workforce can result in fatal consequences, with almost 40 deaths attributed to workplace accidents last year in Arizona.

Victims and families are often left with financial difficulties and emotional trauma in the aftermath. In fact, employers may attempt to cover up the incident or avoid paying fair compensation after workplace injuries, especially when they’re determined to be at fault for the incident. If you have suffered in a work accident caused by an employer’s negligence or lack of safety equipment, you should contact a personal injury attorney to review your options.

At ELG Law, our team of attorneys is dedicated to helping you get the justice you deserve after these unfortunate incidents. Our experienced, highly-skilled attorneys have spent years fighting for both victims and their families. Contact us to set up your free consultation at (623) 562-3838.

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 Phoenix and broader Arizona 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.