A man says he lost wages after he stepped on a piece of sprinkler pipe while working as a carpenter at a construction site. He is seeking a judgment of more than $150,000, plus costs.
“While working at said construction site, the man, while walking toward his tools after pouring concrete stepped on a piece of sprinkler pipe thereby causing him to suffer severe bodily injury,” the suit states.
Because of the incident, he was made sick, sore, lame, disordered and disabled, suffered a back injury and incurred medical costs, the complaint says. In addition, he says he suffered disability, experienced pain and suffering and lost wages.
The company in control of the construction site, failed to maintain a clean and safe workplace, failed to clean up construction debris, failed to warn the man of a dangerous condition and failed to hire careful contractors who would keep a safe workplace, the complaint says.
A company had been hired to keep a safe workplace, among other things, but they failed to clean up construction debris and failed to warn the man of a dangerous condition, he claims.