One worker was killed and another worker sustained minor injuries from a falling glass panel at a New York City construction site on June 2nd, 2018. According to investigators from the New York City Department of Buildings, an approximately 8-by-14-feet panel was awaiting installation in a loading dock when it tipped over and fell onto a security worker on the site at 217 W. 57th St., a building which is expected to be the second tallest skyscraper in the United States when it is completed in 2020.
The Central Park Tower, as developers Extell Development Company and the Shanghai Municipal Investment Group have called it, will become home to a Nordstrom flagship store at its base, with 179 luxury condos and 50,000 square feet of amenities.
As a result of the construction accident from a falling object, the Department of Buildings has issued a full stop order and a violation of the property owners.
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When a construction accident happens form a falling object, it is not the responsibility of the Department of Buildings to get money for the victims and family members. The law offices of Proner and Proner have been successful in getting millions of dollars for workers hurt in Construction Accidents. Contact us to find out if you are entitled to compensation for injuries from a construction accident or other work injuries.