The growing list of injured construction workers at the CityCenter Development in the downtown Las Vegas Strip grew by two July 15. Two workers were flung from a construction lift at the MGM Mirage site; fortunately, both remained conscious after the fall.
Hotel development deaths and injuries have grown at an alarming rate prompting the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to repeatedly look into safety requirements over the past several months. Six workers to date have died from the CityCenter development, including Rusty Billingsley, a member of the Local 433 Ironworker’s Union.
The CityCenter, is an approximately nine billion dollar development on the Las Vegas Strip, and is expectd to be completed by 2009. Hotel accidents and injuries are often associated with such developments. If you have been injured in a hotel accident, the cause of the accident may be due to negligence or unreasonable safety conditions; contact the Las Vegas Las Offices of Benson & Bingham if you have been injured in a hotel accident and believe the injury could have been prevented.