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Worker injured in Manhattan parking garage collapse

According to a report from CBS New York, one worker suffered minor injuries after a parking garage that was being demolished collapsed partially.

The building, on West 57th between 11th and 12th avenue, saw its floors collapse with workers inside, according to news reports. While workers were inside digging, the floors caved in; the injured worker had been on the building’s 3rd floor.

Fortunately, no other workers were injured, and the injuries of the one worker who did suffer harm were relatively minor. He “rode the three stories down and walked out of the building,” according to reports. Fire Chief Dan Donoghue said the worker “was very lucky.”

Not everyone is lucky when they are involved in a construction accident. In fact, you might have recently suffered from a construction accident and are now facing serious physical injuries as well as huge financial costs. But you do not have to face this situation without assistance. The attorneys of Hach & Rose, LLP, may help you fight for financial compensation. Contact us today by calling 866-LAWS-USA to learn more about your legal options.

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