Prosecutors with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office charged two construction company managers on Thursday with felony assault and reckless endangerment in connection with the accident, which left two ironworkers with disabling injuries.
The city’s recent statistics were the silver lining at a discussion led by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance on Oct. 25 on the Lower East Side at the Grand St. Settlement at the Essex Crossing Community Center.
“As a physician assistant, this defendant garnered trust and confidence from the many patients left in his care.”
158,000 New Yorkers now make up our city’s construction workforce. It’s these workers who build and grow our city, and it’s these workers who pay the price when construction supervisors cut corners in order to build faster.