Savannah, GA (PRWEB) September 16, 2011
A week after the tragedy that struck a McDonald’s in Pooler, Georgia, the Eichholz Law Firm has responded to the incident with condolences, well wishes, and the hope that another incident of this nature will not strike the community again.
According to Savannahnow.com, on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, around noon, two people were discovered unconscious in the bathroom of a McDonald’s in Pooler, Georgia. The unconscious individuals were found on the bathroom floor and emergency medical responders were immediately called. CPR was commenced before the victims were taken to the hospital. In addition to the two individuals that were found unconscious, eight other people in the building experienced difficulty breathing. All ten victims were rushed to the hospital.
HAZMAT teams hurried to the scene and immediately experienced a suspect odor upon entering the fast food restaurant. After securing their own respiratory equipment, the team evacuated the building and an estimated 20 people were decontaminated, including the first responders. The cause of the accident was at first contributed to the mixture of chemicals used to clean the bathrooms, but investigators have since discovered, the Huffington Post reports, a leak in a gas line that is used to convey carbon dioxide to the soda machine.
One of the women found unconscious died Thursday morning. The 80-year-old was rushed to Memorial University Medical Center but did not recover.
The Eichholz Law Firm located in nearby Savannah, Georgia, offers its condolences to the family of the deceased and well wishes to those that are still recovering from this incident. A law firm that represents a variety of practice areas, the Eichholz Law Firm specializes in representing personal injury cases.
The Eichholz Law Firm has grown into an important component of the Savannah, Georgia, legal community since it was first opened in 1976. A law firm that represents a variety of legal practice areas but specializes in personal injury cases, the Eichholz Law Firm has taken on cases pertaining to auto, truck, and motorcycle accidents, negligence, abuse, medical malpractice, dangerous drugs, Social Security, wrongful death, and products liability, among others. The resources that the team brings to the Savannah, Georgia, community have proven valuable to many of the area’s residents over the years.
The Eichholz Law Firm is comprised of a group of legal professionals that are experienced in a variety of practice areas and are on hand and ready to help people in the Savannah, Georgia, area with their legal cases.
For more information about the Eichholz Law Firm, visit http://www.thejusticelawyer.com/pooler-mcdonalds-accident.
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