Rail yard worker killed in Minneapolis accident

A male rail yard worker in northeast Minneapolis suffered fatal injuries after an accident in his workplace, CBS Minnesota reported on May 26.

According to reports, authorities identified the victim as Tyrell Anderson, 29, an employee of Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railway. A railway company spokesperson stated that on May 25, Anderson was unloading track materials near the railway when another incoming train struck the material, which then fell on top of him. Reports revealed that Anderson had served BNSF as a trackman for over eight years.

Unfortunately, families suffer from great emotional, physical, and financial difficulties when they lose a loved one in fatal workplace accidents. If you are in such a situation, you may pursue remunerations through the workers’ compensation system to support your family during this difficult time. Get in touch with the Minnesota lawyers of Robert Wilson & Associates today at (612) 334-3444 to learn more about your legal options.



Industrial worker in Minnesota fatally pinned by wood

An industrial worker in Minneapolis was killed after he was pinned by a wood product that fell from his forklift, ABC News 6 reported on June 29.

Reports said the fatal workplace accident happened at AA Container Sales, Inc. on Humboldt Avenue at around 4:00 p.m. on June 27. Employee Travis James Carter, a 36-year-old resident of Ham Lake, was reportedly utilizing a forklift to pile wood products. At a point when Carter had stepped down from the forklift, wood fell on top of him. A memorial charity fund was established through Wells Fargo for the four children Carter is survived by. Minneapolis police authorities and the state’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are attempting to determine the details that surround this incident. The OSHA monitors the maintenance of safety in the workplace across the country.

The lawyers at Robert Wilson & Associates are deeply sorry this incident occurred and extend their sincere condolences to the friends and family suffering during this difficult time.