A Texas man has filed a personal injury lawsuit against several companies he alleges were responsible for a construction site accident, where a pile of sheetrock fell on him and caused a severe injury to his leg.
The construction accident lawsuit was filed by Jose Sosa and his wife, Victoria, in Jefferson County District Court in Texas.
The complaint names several defendants, including Paha Legacy, Orion Properties, Legacy Resource Group, LRG Development KRR Construction, KRR I Construction and KRR Development, who Sosa alleges are responsible for safety violations, an unsafe workplace and negligence that caused him to suffer permanent injuries while working as a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) installer at an apartment complex work site.
Sosa’s injury occurred on July 28, 2008, in Port Arthur, Texas, according to a report in The Southeast Texas Record. A pile of sheetrock stacked against a wall by another worker fell and pinned him underneath, resulting in medical bills that exceed $100,000.00. As a result of the injury, Sosa has lost the ability to use his left leg and is unable to work.
The work site injury lawsuit seeks up to $10 million in compensation for pain, suffering, mental anguish, disfigurement, lost wages and medical costs.