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Washington, D.C. - 2 Workers Hospitalized After Construction Accident

600 Block of Maine Ave SW in Washington, D.C.
Published: August 8, 2020
By: Kennady Schuster
Last Updated on November 19, 2020

Investigation Underway After Workers Injured at Construction Site

According to WUSA News, on July 14th two construction workers were hit by falling materials at the construction site located on the 600 block of Maine Ave SW in Washington, D.C.

Both workers were injured and had to be rescued by fire crews who used a crane to lift the men out of the dangerous area.

The extraction of the workers was successful and they were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. An investigation is still underway for the cause of the accident.

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Legal Recourse For Victims of Construction Accidents

Laurence Banville is a lawyer who helps injured construction workers find the financial support they need and deserve. Here is Laurence with some thoughts on the legal rights of these workers and their families:

The construction industry has very high rates of workplace injuries and deaths. When a construction worker gets injured on the job, it is important for them to be aware of their legal rights. In addition, families who have lost loved ones in construction accidents deserve the same.

A lot of construction injuries are covered under workers’ compensation benefits. However, sometimes third-party negligence is the cause of a construction accident. In these cases of third-party negligence, the worker or their family may have grounds for a lawsuit.

For example, a property owner may be held liable for not changing a dangerous property condition before starting construction.


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Editor: Kennady is a rising senior at Fordham University. She is studying New Media and Digital Design with a concentration in commerce. Her passion while writing for Legal Herald is to help inform and educate people with their rights and options during a time of need. Contact Kennady: This article was fact checked prior to publishing by this author to ensure compliance with our rigorous editorial standards. We will only use authoritative sources. Our values compel us to provide only trustworthy information. If you find an error, please contact us.
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