Construction workers in all parts of the world risk their lives at job sites. They normally deal with a lot of life-threatening challenges to earn money for their families. Not surprisingly, many of them suffer serious injuries, or worse, due to construction accidents.
An incident like this occurred in Manhattan when a worker lost his life in a construction accident.
This construction accident happened on Saturday. The location of the accident was near Grand Central Terminal.
- The deceased was working a job at 553 Madison Avenue.
- He fell to his death from a height of roughly 30 feet.
- The victim was immediately rushed to Bellevue Hospital.
- Doctors were unable to save the victim.
What about the identity of the deceased?
The police have still not revealed the identity of the deceased. However, one thing the police have confirmed is his age. According to police reports, he was 49 years old.
Keep coming back to our website to receive more updates about this case. Labor Law §240 is in place to allow recourse to those injured due to falls from elevation or injured by objects falling from height. These gravity related accidents are particularly dangerous and hazards that the New York legislature thought to protect workers from. If you or a loved one are injured in an elevation related accident like the one described above, call the Law Firm of Vaughn, Weber & Prakope, PLLC at 516-858-2620. We are here to help.