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Huntsville, AL – Man Dies in Accident at Huntsville Granite & Marble

by | Mar 30, 2024 | Catastrophic Personal Injury |

Huntsville, AL (March 30, 2024) – On Wednesday, March 27, a man was killed following an industrial accident at a local business in the Huntsville area. The deadly accident took place at Huntsville Granite and Marble on Memorial Parkway SW early that morning. Local reports revealed that a slab of granite fell on the victim. 

Emergency responders were quickly dispatched to the scene to render the necessary aid. Despite life-saving measures, the injured party suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased victim was later identified as 32-year-old John Hopper by the Madison County coroner. No further updates on the deadly incident have been provided at this time. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fatal accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials, and more updates will be provided as it continues. 

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

Deadly Industrial Accidents in Alabama

Huntsville, AL - Man Dies in Accident at Huntsville Granite & Marble

Certain lines of work are inherently dangerous, and those who work around industrial equipment and machinery are particularly at risk. In 2022, private industry employees reported a combined 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses. This is a nearly 7.5 percent increase from the previous year. The number of injuries alone increased by 4.2 percent, growing to 2.3 million. There were 5,486 fatal work-related accidents in 2022. Of these, 1,369 involved roadway incidents, 865 involved slips, trips, or falls, and 524 involved homicide. It is never easy to deal with a deadly accident, and it is important that you are ready to take action to pursue a full recovery by partnering with a trained personal injury lawyer. 

Your very way of life may never be the same after a deadly accident. It can be difficult to manage your new circumstances, and you will likely find yourself with many questions without answers. If you later learn the death was caused by another person’s reckless actions, it can often be even harder to bear. You should always partner with a skilled industrial accident lawyer who is ready to help you during this difficult time. Under Alabama state law, families can pursue a wrongful death claim in order to cover any resulting financial damages. These types of cases are often quite complicated, and you can quickly become overwhelmed if you try to manage one alone. 

You do not have to be alone after a deadly accident causes the death of a loved one. You can partner with a trained Huntsville wrongful death lawyer who can help guide you through the complicated claims process to maximize your recovery. The experienced legal team at Maloney-Lyons, LLC has a proven history of helping Alabama residents pursue successful wrongful death claims. We can answer any questions that you may have about your situation during a free consultation. If you are ready to get to work on your case, we are just a phone call away. Contact our offices today at 251-225-6105 to get started on your claim.