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2 men injured in STL building collapse


Friday in St. Louis, MO, two demolition workers were injured when the building they were working on collapsed. The two unidentified men were dismantling part of a building, and in the process of stacking good bricks to keep and sell down south when a chunk of the building crumbled. As a result, the two men fell nearly 30 feet from the third floor to the basement.

After they had landed, the other workers on site were afraid of what they might find after the horrific fall. After the other workers had cleared the debris and rubble, both men surfaced alive, yet very “banged up” according to witnesses. When paramedics arrived, the men were alert and talked, and transported to a nearby hospital. Their conditions have been listed as stable. The foreman on the site said the men’s job was routine and was unsure how the workplace accident even happened. Unfortunately, the only explanation was due to bad luck and bad timing.

The experienced St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth have over a century of combined knowledge in successfully settling workplace accidents cases, and can help you recover from your traumatic experience. Our skilled attorneys have recently represented cases resulting from workplace injuries and settled for nearly a million dollars in the suit. If you or a family member were hurt in a workplace accident, please contact our office today for a free consultation. Please let us help you get the fair financial compensation you deserve.

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