Worker accuses electrical firm of unsafe work environment

By Philip Gonzales | Mar 28, 2017

GALVESTON — An employee is suing an electrical company, alleging insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence.

Jose Martinez filed a complaint on Jan. 4 in the Galveston County District Court against A.A.A. Electric of Galveston Inc., alleging that the employer failed to provide a safe place to work.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was working on Jan. 7, 2015, under the supervision of the company when he was seriously injured when a piece of wood fell and struck him in the head. The plaintiff holds A.A.A. Electric responsible because the defendant allegedly failed to provide the proper tools and safety equipment, failed to warn the plaintiff of the dangerous conditions at the workplace and failed to properly supervise its employees.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks seeks monetary relief of more than $100,000, but not more than $200,000, and all further equitable relief. He is represented by Cristobal Galindo of Cristobal M. Galindo P.C. in Houston.

Galveston County District Court Case number 17-cv-0009

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