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Construction Worker Seriously Injured When a Stairwell Collapses at a Construction Site in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California — A construction worker suffered serious injuries when a stairwell collapsed at the high-rise building they were working in. The incident took place on Thursday morning in downtown Los Angeles.

The man was taken to the hospital.

No further updates have been provided.

Thoughts on construction site worker injuries

Imagine leaving for work every morning knowing you have a high chance of being injured on the job. Sadly, that’s the reality for construction workers, who have the daunting task of navigating one of the most hazardous professions. From precarious heights to heavy machinery, construction sites pose significant risks that loom over workers each day.

Worker safety should always be a top priority, regardless of the job or industry. Employers have a legal obligation to ensure a safe working environment for their employees. This includes conducting thorough assessments of worksites, implementing appropriate safety measures, and using engineering surveys to assess a structure’s stability and identify collapse risks. When employers fail to uphold these responsibilities, they must be held accountable for any resulting injuries or accidents their workers suffer.

In cases like this, where a worker sustains serious injuries due to a workplace accident, they deserve fair compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, and the physical and emotional toll of their injuries if negligence is found to have contributed to the incident.

We must continue to advocate for the rights of injured workers and strive for safer work environments to prevent similar incidents in the future.




The Ammons Law Firm represents clients nationwide in catastrophic injury and wrongful death litigation, with extensive experience in complex auto/tire defect and commercial vehicle cases.

Disclaimer: This post is not legal advice. Information contained in this blog was compiled from third-party sources or is the opinion of the author. Please inform us immediately if false or misleading information is contained in this post.





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