Brooklyn construction accident lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, calls for enhanced attention to worker training following a fatal building collapse in Brooklyn.
One construction worker died and four were injured in a Brooklyn building collapse last week.
The building collapse in Brooklyn was blamed on improper concrete pouring. The Brooklyn construction accident occurred after fresh concrete was poured on the third floor before the second floor. Concrete is typically put down first on the lower floors to fortify a building’s base.
“Too many construction workers suffer injuries or are killed due to dangerous work sites, improper training and-or too few safety measures. May widespread exposure of this Brooklyn construction accident help to protect other New York construction workers,” said Perecman, the former head New York construction accident lawyer for the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, and a lecturer on construction accident law.
After the Brooklyn construction accident, two of the workers escaped, another man was visible but trapped, and two other trapped workers were screaming for help. One of the men was in cardiac arrest during the rescue, said fire officials.
“Safety must come first, because people come first,” said Perecman, a Brooklyn construction accident lawyer with over 30 years of experience handling construction accident matters. “Getting a job done more quickly or saving a company money are not acceptable excuses for sacrificing worker safety.”
Perecman and his team of Brooklyn construction accident lawyers at The Perecman Firm have recovered millions of dollars for clients injured in New York construction accidents.
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