One Killed, One Injured by Falling Glass Panel at Midtown Construction Site

One Killed, One Injured by Falling Glass Panel at Midtown Construction Site

Construction Accident Lawyers in New York City, NYOne 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.


Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.


$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic

Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

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$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck

Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury

Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus

Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation

Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.

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