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Man Killed After Being Hit By Falling Debris


New York, New York – A construction worker died while he was working at a construction site on Thursday July 12 at the Morningside Heights building.

The accident occurred when the worker was struck in the head by a falling beam in the courtyard of a high-rise.

The victim was identified as Angel Ezpinoza, 28, of Staten Island.

The 28-year-old construction worker was rushed to Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, where he died.


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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.