One construction worker died after being struck by a chimney on a construction site at Fort Worth’s Texas Christian University. The accident took place on Saturday August 24, when Sebastian Sanchez was involved in the demolition of a house on campus. A chimney fell and struck him, critically injuring his abdomen and chest. Early Sunday morning he died of his injuries at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital.
Sanchez was an employee of Zamora Construction, a company that had been hired by the university to demolish several houses on campus.
Construction work is some of the most dangerous industrial work. Every day workers expose themselves to dangerous equipment and dangerous workplaces. Even with safety equipment and proper safety precautions, fatal accidents such as this one often occur, leaving families and loved ones suddenly without financial support. Whether you are suffering the wrongful death of a loved one, or you yourself are an injured construction worker, a construction accident attorney from Kirkendall Dwyer LLP can assess your legal claim. You deserve compensation for your injuries. Contact us today to get the immediate answers that you need.