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Deadly Accident Involving Construction Worker

Deadly Accident Involving Construction Worker

Midtown, Atlanta – A construction worker died while he was working at a construction site in the 1100 block of West Peachtree Street NW in Midtown, Atlanta.

The accident happened last Friday, September 8th, at about 5 p.m., when a heavy piece of equipment crushed the worker.

A spokesperson for the construction company said: “We are incredibly saddened by the loss of our Batson-Cook employee at the Northside Hospital Midtown Medical Office Building project this afternoon. We have extended our deepest sympathies to the employee’s family and are offering our full support and resources to his family. “Safety is one of Batson-Cook’s core values and our first priority at all times. We are conducting a full investigation into this tragic incident and are assisting local authorities and OSHA as they conduct their investigations as well.”

The 20 years old worker identified as Luis DeLeon Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation by The Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


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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.