According to news outlets, a 29-year old man has died after being trapped beneath the rubble of a wall collapse at the Amazon Warehouse site in Philadelphia.
While the cause of the collapse remains under investigation, authorities said that a wall collapsed Tuesday morning at the construction site of the planned 94,000-square-foot Amazon Distribution facility in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia.
SMB has successfully litigated numerous structural collapse and construction accident cases that have caused catastrophic injuries and understand the management mistakes and shortcuts can lead to these tragic accidents. SMB’s structural collapse litigation experience includes acting as Lead Counsel in the Philadelphia Market Street Collapse ( $227 million) and Co-Lead Counsel in the Atlantic City Tropicana parking garage collapse ($101 million). The firm is on the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for the June 24, 2021 Surfside condominium collapse in Miami, Florida. Further, SMB is one of the preeminent construction accident law firms in the nation with President Robert J. Mongeluzzi known as “the King of Construction Accidents.”