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Construction Worker Injured after Accident at Oakville Construction Site


Oakville, Ontario, Canada – A male worker suffered critical injuries after an accident involving heavy machinery.

The worker was operating an excavator, trying to pull a tree down using the excavator with a chain wrapped around the tree, suddenly the chain split it turned back lacerating the operators leg, said Fire Chief Brian Durdin.

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The worker experienced significant pain and a serious injury to one of his legs. He was transported to a nearby hospital.


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Paine, Graham. “Male Suffers Serious Leg Injury after Accident at Oakville Construction Site.”, William Vega, 1 Sept. 2017,

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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.