An injured New York worker just filed a lawsuit against a realty company and a construction firm. 39 Prince Realty LLC and Top 8 Construction Corporation were named as defendants in a lawsuit filed by the New York personal injury law firm, Parker Waichman LLP
The construction worker, a Queens, NY resident, was hurt while employed by a Top 8 Construction Corp. sub-contractor. According to the lawsuit filed by Parker Waichman LLP, the defendants breached their duty to provide their worker with a reasonably safe place in which to work.
The construction worker was injured at a premises owned by 39 Prince Realty LLC while employed by the Top 8 Construction Corp. sub-contractor. The lawsuit, which names the injured worker’s wife as co-plaintiff, was filed May 15, 2012, in the Supreme Court of New York, Queens County (Index No. 10212-12).
According to the complaint, the worker was employed by RCJ Construction, a subcontractor of Top 8 Construction Corp, at 39 Prince Realty premises located at 39-16 Prince Street in Queens, NY. On March 16, 2012, the man allegedly suffered injuries that are permanent in nature, and will cause him to suffer permanent and continued pain.
The lawsuit also further alleges that the man’s injuries required medical care and will continue to require medical care in the future. The complaint also claims that because of his injuries, he has been unable to attend to his usual occupation and avocation in the manner required.
Among other things, the lawsuit alleges that the worker’s injuries were sustained solely and wholly as a result of the negligence of both 39 Prince Realty LLC and Top 8 Construction Corp. The complaint also alleges that 39 Prince Realty LLC and Top 8 Construction Corp. knew, and should have known, of the defective and dangerous conditions on the premises prior to the worker’s accident, and breached their duty to provide the him with a reasonably safe place to work.