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Fishkill, NY - Investigation Continues For Fatal Construction Accident

Old Town Road & Washington Ave in Beacon New York
Published: August 21, 2020
By: Kennady Schuster
Last Updated on November 19, 2020

Investigation Underway After Deadly Construction Accident

Hudson Valley Post claim on August 19th around 7 a.m. a construction accident occurred on Old Town Road & Washington Ave in Fishkill, New York.

The construction accident left one of the workers dead. According to police, they did attempt to resuscitate the victim but failed.

The investigation is still underway. No other information has been released about the incident.

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Legal Recourse For Victims of Construction Accidents

Attorney contributor Laurence Banville represents injured construction workers and helps them recover the financial compensation they deserve. Here are some thoughts from Laurence on the legal options available to these families:

Many construction workers, unless they are independent contractors, may qualify for workers’ compensation. But this may not be their only option for financial compensation.

Sometimes these victims or family members of victims who have died may have grounds for a lawsuit against a negligent third party. For instance, a property owner may be considered a negligent third party if he/she failed to keep the property safe for workers.


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