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Pittsburgh lawsuit says steel beam cracked man's skull


By Carrie Bradon | May 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH – A construction worker alleges he sustained a skull fracture while working at a Walmart because of negligence.

Terrill Davis filed a complaint in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas against Walmart Stores East LP and Sun Industrial Inc. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by Express Professionals South on Aug. 2, 2017, and was working at the Walmart at 5055 Library Road, Bethel Park. The suit states Sun Industrial was the construction manager.

The plaintiff alleges he was working on his task when he was struck in the head with a steel beam from a shelving unit, which caused a skull fracture, concussion, a laceration and other injuries.

The plaintiff alleges Walmart failed to ensure the debris from the work area was cordoned off and Sun Industrial failed to provide a safe work environment.

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Anthony J. Giannetti of Swartz Culleton in Pittsburgh.

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