Brooklyn, NY: Two Workers Seriously Injured in Scaffolding Accident
Posted on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at 4:40 pm
Brooklyn, NY (May 4, 2019) – Police reported that two workers received serious injuries in a scaffolding accident that took place at a work zone on 346 43rd Street.
The accident, according to authorities, took place in a construction zone on the property around 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. The two workers were injured when they fell four floors off of scaffolding. There was also a partial collapse of a wall.
Both workers were immediately taken to the hospital with a variety of injuries, one of which was in serious condition and remains hospitalized at this time.
The other is expected to recover quickly. In the meantime, police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Workplace Accidents in New York
New York workplace accidents are some of the most severe accidents that take place across the state, especially ones involving construction zones. Time and time again, the construction industry proves itself to be one of the most critically injurious and even fatal workplaces across the state. If you have been seriously injured in a construction site accident in New York, you have many rights under the law, especially when you believe that negligence is at play.
At Hach & Rose, our experienced workplace accident attorneys understand how essential it is for victims to have a head start on making the most out of their claims and, with the help of an accident attorney, you can receive the results you deserve. Workplace accidents can be complicated and involve many complex aspects but you have a right to compensation against another co-worker or employer who caused your injuries. Please contact us for more information at 212-779-0057.
Note: Secondary sources were used to create this piece and, because of this, the information included has not been independently verified. If you notice a factual issue with our posting, please bring it to our attention and we will correct or remove it as soon as possible.
Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.