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East Hanover, NJ - One Worker Killed After Construction Accident

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Published: November 13, 2020
By: Kennady Schuster
Last Updated on November 19, 2020

Fatal Construction Accident Occurs In East Hanover, NJ

According to the Insurance Journal, on November 4th around 4:30 p.m., a worker was killed at a construction site in East Hanover, NJ.

The victim became trapped underneath a large steel beam. He could not manage to escape and died at the scene of the incident.

There have been no more details released about the accident, but the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident.

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Legal Recourse For Victims of Construction Accidents

Guy D'Andrea helps workers who have been injured in construction accidents receive financial compensation. Brian has offered to discuss the legal options for these victims and their families:

Most of the time a worker injured in a construction accident can receive workers’ compensation from their employer. In addition to this, sometimes injured construction workers or family members of construction workers who have died may have grounds for a work injury lawsuit.

This is only possible if the injury or death was caused by a negligent third party. For example, a property owner may be held liable for not fixing a dangerous property condition before beginning construction.


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