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Crash alert: Family files lawsuit in teen's fatal fall at Nashville construction site

by Ponce Law | August 11th, 2020

NASHVILLE, TN – The family of a worker killed in a fall at a Nashville construction site has filed a lawsuit, according to News Channel 5.

This is an update to a previous story.

The case involves the death of 16-year-old Gustavo Ramirez, who was on scaffolding when he fell 120 feet at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites hotel project at 315 Interstate Drive on June 23 .

Ramirez’s family filed a civil lawsuit. In the suit, they said the negligence of the companies involved in the construction project caused the teen’s death.

Gustavo Ramirez worked part-time for a subcontractor at the site, Cortez Plastering, police said.

Companies have a responsibility to keep their workers save, and when they don’t take proper precautions, injury and even death can occur. If someone you love has died in a workplace injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation for medical expenses, lost earning potential, loss of companionship, and more. Our experienced Nashville wrongful death lawyers can gather the evidence you need to build a successful claim, so you can focus on yourself and your family during this difficult time. Our legal staff is available 24/7 to take your call at (844) 204-6765 or reach out to us online.

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