Prudential Tower Worker Dies in Fall, SMB Lawyers Available for Consultation

A New Jersey sheet metal worker was killed today in a fall at Newark’s Prudential Tower, according to news reports. With an extensive history of success with some of the largest construction-accident recoveries in the United States, the lawyers at Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. are uniquely suited to helping victims of such accidents.

Peter J. Millar, 44, of Hudson County was reportedly trying to fix an HVAC system in the tower at 655 Broad Street when he fell through an opening in the ceiling. According to a union representative, Millar fell 30 feet from stair scaffolding and, when found, was unresponsive and pronounced dead on the scene.

The SMB lawyers, while not representing Millar’s loved ones, express their sympathy for the family’s loss.

Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky, P.C. has extensive experience in construction accident lawsuits and has helped families with securing multimillion-dollar, record-setting verdicts and settlements, including:

  • $14,000,000 settlement for a roofer who suffered traumatic brain injury after a fall at a worksite
  • $12,700,000 settlement for seven workers injured in scaffold collapse during construction of Kimmel Center
  • $12,000,000 settlement for a roofer who was left quadriplegic after falling 40 feet
  • $10,000,000 for worker paralyzed in fall from a pallet rack
  • $8,500,000 settlement for worker who suffered brain injury and spastic paraplegia from a scaffold accident at worksite
  • $8,500,000 settlement for a roofer paralyzed after backing off a roof
  • $5,900,000 settlement for a roofer who fell through a hole at a worksite
  • $5,500,000 settlement for construction worker injured in 40-foot fall off tipped-over scaffold

If you have been injured – or a family member has been injured or killed – as a result of a construction-site fall, SMB can help. Use the free case evaluation form or call 215.496.8282 immediately for support about the accident and for what steps to take.

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