According to GreenvilleOnline.com, the worker’s injuries were so serious, he had to be airlifted to a medical facility in Augusta after receiving immediate medical attention from first responders. Augusta was the nearest location that specializes in treatment of burn victims.
Although we don’t know the details of what happened at the plant or what led to the injury, we do know the pain machine was not in production at the time of the incident. We also know that as this worker was an independent contractor of BMW, the vehicle manufacturer cannot be responsible for workers’ compensation benefits. Continue reading