David Wehmhoefer was only 41 years old when he was killed by multiple blunt force trauma deemed an industrial accident. The accident occurred Wednesday afternoon, November 25, at Brookfield Iron and Metal in Chicago Heights.
David Wehmhoefer was described by his mother as a devoted husband to his wife and devoted father to his two sons, ages 14 and 6.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) had investigators at the scene. The investigation can take up to six months.
Our hearts go out to the family of David Wehmhoefer.
I handle cases such as these which are considered Worker’s Compensation claims and/or what is called third-party claims if there is an independent and separate cause of an injury besides being injured while on the job.
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