Two workers injured in West Village construction accident

Two unidentified construction workers were wounded while working on a renovation project at 16 Morton Street near Seventh Street in New York City, DNAinfo New York reported on August 14.

According to records from the Fire Department of the City of New York and the Department of Buildings, the workers were gutting the building when a beam they were lifting caused the third floor to collapse. The workers were transported to a hospital in Bellevue for the treatment of their non-life-threatening injuries.

The Department of Buildings forced the project to a stop and cited Setanta Restoration, Inc., with a violation for failing to ensure its workers’ safety at the site.

Accidents at construction sites occur frequently and may result in serious injury and expense. If you have been injured at a construction site in New York, the attorneys at Hach & Rose, LLP, may help you get the funds you need to recover. Call our offices at (212) 779-0057 today.


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