At 2:30 a.m. Thursday morning, Adolfo Figueroa was killed while working
on the major freeway
construction project to the 405 freeway in California. This project, known as the I-405
Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project, was to help make the area of town
better and more efficient for traveling and this man was killed in the
process. According to reports he was crushed to death by a 3,000 pound
steel beam that fell. Witness’s say that he was standing near one
of the trucks on Santa Monica Boulevard off-ramp, and there these large
steel beams were being unloaded from the trucks and one fell, crushing him.
This billion dollar project has been years in the making, having started
in 2009 and still in full swing. This project has fully closed down the
freeway at two different occurrences, what the public soon called “Carmageddon”
because of the fact that no one was able to travel those specific weekends.
Sadly, at this time the investigators have no idea as to what caused the
accident, and are especially concerned because in their three years of
intense construction, they the 405 workers have not experienced one injury.
Hearing that your husband and father had their life taken away while at
work, and know that they were crushed to death by a steel beam that should
have been otherwise constrained is frightening and probably the worst
news any person could receive. Have you experienced the loss of a loved
one who was killed in a construction or workplace accident? If so, don’t
wait another moment to take legal action and pursue compensation for your
loss as well as for the wages lost. No person deserves to have this happen, at
Knowles Law Firm we understand the hard time you are going through and want to help you
fight. Call us today for more information and to discuss your case.