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Watersmeet, MI (January 1, 2024) – A man lost his life as a result of an accident that occurred in the Village of Watersmeet on Thursday evening. Officers from the Wakefield Post of the Michigan State Police responded to the scene of an accident at approximately 4:00 p.m. on December 28.

According to official reports, a 59-year-old man was working on a skid steer in the garage of his home. For unknown reasons, a hydraulic failure occurred. As a result of the failure, the bucket of the skid steer struck the man, causing severe injuries. The man was transported by ambulance to Aspirus Eagle River Hospital for emergency medical care. Authorities confirmed that he passed away from his injuries after arriving. At this time, the incident is being investigated.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the man killed in this accident.

Fatal Accidents in Michigan

Watersmeet, MI – Man Killed in Skid Steer AccidentProducts are intended to be created with safety and utility in mind. If there is a possible or perceived danger affiliated with the product, a redesign that does not compromise its function is necessary. If the product is unable to be redesigned, then safeguards must be established. If the danger cannot be negated with the addition of safety measures or a redesign, then the manufacturer has a duty of care to furnish adequate warnings that alert the user to the possible risks.

When a product could potentially harm a consumer, it is essential that manufacturers notify the public. If businesses are negligent in warning their customers and deliberately sell products that could seriously injure or kill those who use them, they can and should be held liable.

Our attorneys will answer all of your questions and advise you on your opinions regarding your case. Over the years, our team of experienced and sympathetic personal injury attorneys at Christopher Trainor & Associates has helped thousands of clients obtain the damages and justice they are entitled to for their legal claims. Our team has fought shrewdly and forcefully to ensure their client’s rights are preserved after being hurt in a car accident.

After a serious accident, victims are frequently hospitalized for weeks or even months in order to get the full spectrum of medical attention that they need to recover. The physical, financial, and mental consequences of debilitating car accidents are always cumulative.

When someone is injured in an accident caused by a defective product, we strongly urge them to speak with a product liability attorney as soon as possible.

Our team works tirelessly to help victims hold the person at fault responsible and collect the maximum compensation for medical treatment, lost wages, and multiple other losses resulting from their accidents.

If you were injured or lost a family member in an accident caused by a defective product, contact our personal injury lawyers in Michigan at (248) 886-8650 to see how we can help you.

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

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