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Two Injured After Lift Touches Power Line

Two Injured After Lift Touches Power Line

Omaha, Nebraska – Two workers injured at a construction site near 49th and Dodge

The accident happened on Monday afternoon, when two electrical contractors were in an elevated lift basket and struck a ground line at the construction site.

The victims were identified as Alex Cooper, 25 and Freddie Maldonado, 33.

Cooper’s sister, Valeska Cooper, said: “The doctors aren’t giving us much hope, but we believe in God,

The 2 of them who were seriously injured were rushed to Nebraska Medicine and remain hospitalized.

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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.