Window Washer Dies after Bucket Truck Hits Power Lines

Bucket Truck Hits Power LinesA window washer has died after his bucket truck hit power lines Tuesday morning.  The man was working at the Metropolitan Condominiums on North Neville Street when the accident occurred.  The victim had backed the bucket into the power lines and was roughly 30-40 feet in the air.  Duquesne Light was called to turn off the electricity so emergency responders could bring the man down. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident. 

Recovering compensation after an accident

Because the man was at work when the accident happened, the victim’s family may file a workers’ compensation claim. When an individual is injured on the job, they may be entitled to payment of medical bills and wage loss.

If you were injured on the job or lost a loved one while they were on the job, contact the experienced attorneys at Berger and Green. We keep in mind your present and future needs. After an injury or a death, filing a claim will help you and your family during this difficult and unexpected time.  Call Berger and Green at 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh today.

Source:

WTAE, “Window washer electrocuted when bucket truck hits power line in Oakland”