St. Louis Park: Window Washers Fell 3 Stories, 1 Dead
Tragedy struck 2 workers who were contracted to wash windows for Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, in St. Louis Park. The two window washers were on their scaffolding, three floors up, near the emergency room entrance, when the scaffolding fell. One man was pronounced dead at the scene the second worker is in serious condition at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis.
A spokesman for the hospital was not sure if the men had been wearing safety gear. The company the men worked for declined making a statement. Investigators and OSHA were called to the scene. Names have not been released.
Third Party Liability Claim
In a situation like this, it is probably in the best interests of the victims to pursue third party liability claims. Third party liability claims are intricate; therefore, you need experienced legal council to protect your rights and secure fair compensation.
This tragedy falls under two categories of third party liability claims:
- injured on the job while working on property belonging to someone other than your employer
- injured at work due to a defective product or piece of equipment
Prompt attention is imperative to ensure evidence is secured. You have to adhere to strict guidelines or your claim could be jeopardized. Call TSR Injury Law at 612-TSR-TIME or submit our contact form. Our personal injury attorneys know the law and we have a reputation for obtaining excellent settlements in third party liability cases in Minnesota.