Harry 1,088 Posted July 22, 2010 Share #1 Posted July 22, 2010 The widow of a track worker electrocuted on a third rail in Queens is set to file a $50 million wrongful death suit against the city, the Daily News has learned. Jackie Knell will file a notice to sue today, charging there were numerous violations at the work site April 26, when her husband slipped and fell. Lawyer Sanford Rubenstein said the "third-rail protecting boards were removed and there was no signage or lights alerting employees of the exposed third rail." The News reported last month that a preliminary investigation of the tragedy raised a number of safety concerns, including that Knell was lugging 90 pounds of spikes when he apparently lost his balance. A spokeswoman for NYC Transit declined to comment. From: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/queens/2010/07/22/2010-07-22_track_workers_death_will_spur_50m_suit.html#ixzz0uPpvFzWO Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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