IronWorker Recovers After Slipping On Paint On Beam ($775,000)

A Local 1 Union IronWorker recovered $775,000.00 after suffering from a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder, which resulted from a construction site accident.

The Case

The IronWorker slipped on a beam after it had been painted.

In-Depth Look

Clifford Horwitz alleged that the general contractor improperly sequenced the work allowing the painting of the beam to be performed at the improper time, thereby exposing the IronWorkers to slick conditions.