Sam James fell down a chimney. Although this sounds fantastic, Sam fell down an abandoned chimney while doing construction work on the roof of St. Francis College in Brooklyn.  The chimney was unmarked and covered with thin plywood. While working on the roof, Sam stepped onto the weak plywood which collapsed beneath his feet.  While falling… Read More

The client slipped on a freshly painted surface. He was caused to slip and hit the wall. He did not fall. One of the subcontractors painted a joist, and this was done without the client’s knowledge. He was the supervisor of the project. The client had a pre-existing back problem (two prior surgeries), and he… Read More