If you lost a family member in a forklift accident, you need the help of an experienced wrongful death lawyer. At Pritzker Hageman, our legal team helps families get the justice and compensation they deserve.
In a tragic industrial accident, 62-year-old Susan Brock was struck and killed by a forklift doing storm repairs at an oceanfront hotel in Daytona Beach Shores. Brock, who lived at the Beach Haven Inn, was walking through the hotel’s parking lot when the forklift hit her. She was transported to Halifax Medical Center where sadly, she died from her injuries.
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The Beach Haven Inn, located next to the Atlantic Ocean, sustained damage from Tropical Storm Ian in September. At the time of the accident, the forklift driver was transporting roofing materials through the parking lot for storm repair. A Daytona Beach Shores Public Safety Department spokesperson told WOFL-TV that the driver claimed he was unable to see Brock because he was looking through “a small space between the two loads.” When a bystander tried to tell the driver to stop, he backed up instead.
Susan Brock’s grandson Shawn told WKMG-TV that he still has unanswered questions about the accident: “How did she not move out of the way of it? Did she not hear it? Did she try to move out of the way?”
Neighbors are shocked and saddened by the accident. Brock was described as someone “who gave the shirt off her back.” Another neighbor told WESH-TV that Brock was planning to marry her fiancé next month, who she had been with for over 20 years.
Wrongful Death Lawsuit Information
While no amount of money could ever make up for your family’s loss, filing a wrongful death lawsuit will help you get the justice and compensation you deserve. By suing the wrongdoers who caused your loved one’s death, family members can recover damages including the following:
- Mental pain and suffering
- Loss of support and service
- Funeral expenses
- Medical bills
- Lost wages
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The Pritzker Hageman Accident Legal Team has over 40 years of experience representing families who lost a loved one in wrongful death lawsuits. We have gone up against big companies to win hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients. If you would like to talk to a lawyer about your case, please call 1-888-377-8900, text 612-261-0856, or fill out the form below.