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Park City, UT (January 10, 2022) – A man from Provo is dead after falling 40 feet from scaffolding while working in Park City on Friday, January 7th.

The accident took place at about 2:00 p.m. when the man, who was working at a construction site on Gambel Oak Way in Silver Creek Village, fell about 40 feet to the ground below.

The victim was airlifted to a hospital in Salt Lake where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. 

OSHA has been notified of the incident and is conducting an investigation of the worksite. 

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Liability for Job Site Accidents in Utah

When someone is injured or killed in an accident through no fault of their own, they are typically able to seek financial recovery from the negligent party to mitigate the financial burdens they now face for medical treatment, lost income, property repairs, and many other economic and non-economic damages.

The primary advantage of a personal injury suit is that it enables victims or their surviving family members to collect compensation for pain and suffering, a benefit that is unavailable in a worker’s compensation claim. 

With a personal injury claim, victims can pursue damages for things such as lost wages, decreased earning capacity, medical bills, future medical bills, lifelong handicaps, pain and suffering, and diminished quality of life. 

The benefits available through worker’s compensation, which, at its essence, is nothing more than an agreement between business owners and their labor force, are extremely limited.

Park City Personal Injury Lawyers

When people are injured or killed in accidents caused by negligence, it is crucial that they or their surviving family members seek legal guidance from a skilled and knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Park City as soon as possible. 

At Jardine Law Offices P. C., our Park City personal injury attorneys fight aggressively to ensure our clients get the justice they rightfully deserve. Our reputable attorneys review the circumstances surrounding each of our client’s cases to determine the most appropriate course of action. 

We put together solid legal claims that we leverage against defendants while demanding full and fair compensation for victims. Our team pays keen attention to detail and we strive to do everything in our power to get our clients the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims so they can move forward in the best position possible to reach their goals in recovery. 

If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s negligence, contact our Utah personal injury attorneys at (801) 350-3506 to schedule a free case evaluation to see how we can help you.

Notes: The details and information utilized to create this post were gathered through the use of secondary sources. The details surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by the writing staff at Jardine Law Offices. These sources include but are not limited to newspaper stories, local news sources, local and state police reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Utah. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact us right away so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. If you would like the post to be removed, please let us know and we will remove it as soon as possible. 

Disclaimers: The attorneys at Jardine Law Offices have worked hard through the years to build a solid business reputation in the community. We write about these serious incidents to bring awareness about the dangers associated with driving in hopes that our fellow community members will use an abundance of caution when operating a motor vehicle and avoid being involved in a serious accident themselves. This story is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos used in this post are not taken from the scene of this accident.