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A Construction Worker Dies in Manhattan

Construction Worker Dies in Manhattan

MIDTOWN, MANHATTAN – A construction worker fell and died while working at a Midtown Manhattan building at 135 West 52nd Street.

The victim identified as Bruno Travalja, a 52-year- old man was the owner of a glass installation company, he fell 47 stories from the construction building.

Construction Worker Killed

The fatal accident happened around 3 p.m. He landed in an interior alleyway.

According to the FDNY (Fire Department of the City of New York) the man was pronounced dead on the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.


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John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino, ESQ.

John C. Merlino is a zealous legal voice for injured construction workers. A senior managing member of the firm, Mr. Merlino was born and raised in Brooklyn, to immigrant parents. Mr. Merlino learned the importance of educating our clients of their rights and being a strong-compassionate advocate. Mr. Merlino, along with his mentor William Schwitzer, are among the most respected Construction Site Accident Lawyers in the State of New York.