A construction worker is in serious but stable condition after being injured in a construction accident at a Second Avenue subway worksite near 84th Street, NBC New York reported on Thursday, August 21.
According to authorities, the man was injured after a concrete-cleaning tool fell and struck him in the leg. Firefighters had to used a crane to retrieve him from the site of the incident, close to 300 feet underground.
The injured worker was transported to Cornell Weill Hospital.
Unfortunately, construction accidents such as this can be a result of the contractor’s failure to invest in safety equipment that could have prevented these mishaps. If you were hurt while working at a construction site in New York, let a construction accident attorney at Hach & Rose, LLP, evaluate your situation to see if you qualify for compensation. To learn more about how we can be of help, call us at 866-LAWS-USA today.