Reardon Anderson’s client dismissed from Construction Accident Lawsuit

On February 4th, Reardon Anderson was successful in persuading a New Jersey Court to dismiss its client from a lawsuit involving a construction site accident.  In that matter, Reardon Anderson’s client was the owner of a multimillion dollar housing development which was being constructed in Northern New Jersey.  While working on the project as a carpenter, plaintiff alleged to have sustained injuries as a result of stepping into a plumbing hole.  Due to his injuries, plaintiff underwent two knee surgeries and claimed that he would require a total knee replacement.  At one point during the litigation, plaintiff’s demand was in excess of $500,000.

The plaintiff opposed Reardon Anderson’s motion for summary judgment arguing that the owner of the project owed a non-delegable duty to the plaintiff to provide a safe working environment.  After hearing oral argument, the judge granted Reardon Anderson’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed their client from the lawsuit.

— Erik Anderson, Esq.

Reardon Anderson is a Tinton Falls, New Jersey based law firm which represents the interests of businesses, insurance companies and individuals throughout New Jersey and the metropolitan New York City area. Please visit our website at http://reardonanderson.com to learn more about our firm.

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