Construction Worker and Family Man, Javier Calderon, Fatal in Pacoima Wall Collapse
Los Angeles, CA (June 8, 2023) – Javier Calderon (49) was identified as the fatality in a tragic concrete wall collapse in Pacoima. According to KTLA5, the collapse was reported around 8:45 am on Wednesday.
Javier Calderon, a construction worker and a family man, was fatally injured after a concrete wall collapsed in Pacoima.
The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the 10500 block of Glenoaks Boulevard for reports of trapped construction workers after a concrete wall collapsed in Pacoima.
When firefighters arrived, one of the two workers managed to get out, but the other remained trapped under cinder blocks.
Unfortunately, the trapped construction worker did not make it and was later pronounced dead around 10:30 am.
He was identified as Javier Calderon. He is survived by his wife, five daughters, and three grandchildren.
Loved ones described Calderon as “a loving husband, wonderful father, and irreplaceable grandfather.”
His family members have set up a GoFundMe page to seek aid in funeral costs.
Right now, Los Angeles Police Department and workplace safety inspectors are investigating the cause of this wall collapse in Pacoima.
In a video interview from KTLA, residents within the area have expressed their concerns about the wall for several years.
J&M Tip: Aside from the Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation system, the surviving family members may also get their rightful compensation by pursuing a wrongful death case.
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In this case, the family members of Javier Calderon can have the right to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it can depend on the investigation’s findings. In addition, negligence by a person or business can contribute to an accident, which might have resulted in the death of a family member. If that is the case, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim and receive a big settlement.
Indeed, no amount of money will ever make up for the death of a loved one. However, receiving the maximum settlement and winning a judgment can give a sense of justice. Also, it can offer some peace of mind.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the parties mentioned above. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Javier Calderon.
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