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Construction Worker Had Legs Severed by Steel Plate

Construction Worker Had Legs Severed by Steel Plate

Roslyn Heights, New York – One hurt in construction accident near the intersection of Corn Crib and Locust lanes.

The accident happened on Wednesday at about 8:00 A.M, when a 39-year-old man was struck by a large steel plate below the knees and thrusting him into a 10-foot hole.

Nassau County police said: “The officers were able to gain access to the victim in the hole and apply tourniquets to control bleeding.”

The 39-year-old worker was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by OSHA.


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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.