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Construction Worker Falls Into 15-ft. Hole

Last week, on April 26 th, a New Orleans construction worker lost consciousness after falling into a 15-foot hole on site a construction zone near the Industrial Canal. According to the New Orleans Fire Department, which reported to the scene of the accident on Thursday morning around 10 a.m. the 24-year-old construction zone worker was found at the bottom of hole being dug for drainage pipes at Florida Avenue and France Road. Reportedly, the fall victim regained consciousness during the Fire Department's attempts to rescue him from the confined hole.

Complaining of abdomen pain, the construction zone worker was immediately transferred to a nearby hospital. As of Thursday, the totality of his injuries was still unknown. If you were injured in an accident that could have been prevented then you will very likely benefit from the legal attention of a Shreveport personal injury lawyer. In Louisiana, many construction projects are underway to reconstruct the city, and several of these construction projects pose less than safe working environments that carry significant hazards to workers and passersby alike. As such, several accidents, injuries and fatalities have resulted, all of which deserve the attention of a personal injury professional that may be able to help you recover compensation for the damages you incurred.

At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers you will benefit from the legal services of a firm with decades of experience in the field. Here, we focus on providing client-centered representation to each and every one of the personal injury victims we serve. When you choose to work with an associate from our office you will be under the legal care of a professional team that has been AV® rated as preeminent in their field. We encourage you to contact a Shreveport construction accident attorney at our office today to learn more about how we can be of assistance with your case.