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Juan Barajas, from Bloomington, CA, died early Sunday morning after an incident near the Theme Building at LAX. Barajas was 39.

Barajas was working at a construction site when an “equipment collapsed”, according to Los Angeles International Airport officials. Construction was ongoing at the Automated People Mover project when the collapse happened.

The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the call just before 6am along World Way. LAFD and the coroner’s officed confirmed the worker died on the scene.

LAX officials stopped construction for two days while the incident was under investigation. The Automated People Mover project is set to be completed in 2023.

Building a strong case for a construction accident injury or wrongful death requires a lot of work and gathering evidence. Our expert construction accident lawyers at Mesriani Law Group can help you obtain every bit of evidence and utilize them to maximize your claim.

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Rodney Mesriani
Rodney Mesriani

Rodney Mesriani is the principal partner of the Los Angeles and Santa Monica based Mesriani Law Group. He specializes in personal injury and employment law while also being an accomplished litigator and trial attorney. Rodney is an aggressive negotiator and a well-known and respected attorney in the areas of practice he specializes in.

He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University Northridge before attending Southwestern School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate. While being an accomplished personal injury and employment lawyer, Rodney Mesriani has made it a point to attend numerous State Sponsored MCLE events and seminars over the years as a law practitioner to be informed of the latest laws and litigation strategies.



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