Structural and Ornamental Ironworkers, Painters, Lathers, Steamfitters, Bridge Painters, Carpenters, Masons, Laborers, Plumbers, Elevator Constructors, Millwrights, Electricians, Housewives, Nurses, Teachers, Doctors and Engineers.
Ironworker. Age 22. Ladder collapsed. Fell 30ft. GC failed to provide manlift. Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, and cognitive deficits. Resulting in total disability.
Laborer. Age 23. Fell down defective stairway. GC failed to coordinate the trades. Suffered severe injuries to both knees. Construction career ended with no alternative skills.
Elevator mechanic. Age 35. Fell from defective catwalk. Landlord’s negligent inspections. Fractures to both heels. Total disability after bilateral fusion surgeries and physical therapy.
Teamster. Age 34. Crushed in forklift accident. Product liability and defective flooring caused load to tip. Pelvic and spinal injuries requiring surgeries, therapies and injections.