$1.9 Million for Plumber Injured by Live WiresAugust 12, 2015

A plumber who was thrown from a ladder after contacting live wires settled his Monmouth County suit last month for $1.9 million. The union plumber injured was working at a school renovation site in Linden. He was tasked with removing plumbing fixtures. At the site, the plaintiff was notified that the electrical subcontractor had completed its work in …

Construction Accidents: Ladder SafetyJuly 15, 2015

Ladder safety is very important as ladder accidents are one of the top 10 most common hazards. Each self-supporting portable ladder: At least four times the maximum intended load, except that each extra-heavy-duty type 1A metal or plastic ladder shall sustain at least 3.3 time the maximum intended load. The ability of a ladder to sustain …