Seattle – Two construction workers were injured and taken to Harborview Medical Center after they after they were injured this morning in an accident at a parking garage under construction at the intersection of First Avenue and King Street.
The two men were working on the roof of the structure when they were struck by a wall of rebar. One worker suffered moderate to serious injuries while the second man’s injuries weren’t as serious, according to the Seattle Fire Department.
Under Washington law, the general contractor in-charge of the construction has an obligation to enforce job safety work regulations. It is important after these types of events that a complete and prompt investigation is conducted to determine whether safety regulations were violated and whether the men involved would be entitled to compensation for their injuries. If you have questions, please feel free to contact one of our lawyers.