Construction Worker Injured at Temple University

An employee was injured during a collapse at a construction site on the campus of Temple University. It appeared to be caused by a steel of a floor that collapsed.

Engineers believe that a connector on the fifth floor failed, causing a steel beam to split from the structure and land on the floor below. The construction worker suffered a leg injury and was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition.

State inspectors and federal officials will be inspecting the rest of the building.

Pulgini & Norton, LLP attorneys have handled workers’ compensation claims for over 25 years in and around Boston and its surrounding areas. If you or a family member has been injured at work and would like to seek legal assistance, please contact us at (781) 843-2200 or (888) 344-2046 or email us.

Cited Sources:

1 Injured In Construction Accident On Campus Of Temple University, CBS Philly, July 11, 2013

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