The widow of a worker killed by lightning while building a new Atlantic City casino filed a wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday against two construction companies involved in the $2.4 billion project.
Carmen Bradley sued the Tishman Construction and Network Construction companies, saying they knew or should have known a severe lightning storm was approaching the Revel site, but failed to halt work. Her husband, Bryan, was killed when lightning hit an 800-foot-tall metal crane that he was near, electrocuting him.
Two other workers also hit by the same lightning strike also filed separate suits Wednesday.
There’s been no immediate comment from either firm.
Revel opened on Monday and is Atlantic City’s 12th casino.
Its owner, Revel Entertainment, was not named as a defendant in the suits.