Hawaii news reports that a resort employee has died in a fatal scuba diving accident. According to reports, the 43-year-old man was found unresponsive in a pond on the property of a North Kona resort. The circumstances surrounding his death are unknown.
Whenever work place accident occur, several questions must be investigated. For instance, was the accident during the course and scope of his work? Was the pond unreasonably dangerous? Were adequate precautions taken? Could any steps have been taken to prevent this incident?
Depending on the nature of a workplace accident, it may be possible for an injured party, or where a death occurs, the next of kin, to file a worker's compensation claim, or in some cases, a civil personal injury action.
For more information, or if you or a loved one has suffered a workplace accident, please contact the dedicated Hawaii personal injury lawyers at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.