May 14 - May 20, 2012

An experienced industrial painter crippled in a 40-foot fall was recently awarded $2.3 million for his injuries, although he was not wearing fall protection. What do you think of this jury verdict?


Answers Votes
Bad call: Companies shouldn’t have to pay for workers’ bad choices. 47%
A little overboard. Some award is OK, but that’s way too much. 29%
Good call: The site supervisor should have enforced safety procedures. 24%


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Tagged categories: Accidents; Fall protection; Health & Safety; Health and safety; Lawsuits
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