Our work injury lawyers have recently filed suit on behalf of a man who fell at a residential construction site when a wall stud broke, causing the ladder he was working on to fall.
Construction projects typically involve multiple contractors, and each contractor must do their job safely in order to maintain a safe working environment. When one contractor fails, everyone at the site is affected.
In the construction industry, the implementation of safety protocols and the proper use of equipment are not just guidelines; they are lifelines that protect workers from potential hazards. The incident where our client sustained injuries serves as a poignant reminder of how the lack of strict safety measures can result in devastating consequences. A simple but crucial element like a wall stud, when not installed or checked correctly, can compromise the entire safety of the workspace.
“Our client relied on other contractors to perform their work correctly. The wall stud should have been able to hold the weight of a ladder leaned against the framing of this project, but it gave way and our client suffered devastating injuries because of it. We will leave no stone unturned to hold those responsible for our client’s injuries accountable,” our team said in a statement.
This suit was filed in Harris County.
- Construction Accidents