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Truck driver alleges injuries from falling pallet

By Lhalie Castillo | Aug 22, 2017

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BELLEVILLE – A truck driver alleges he was injured when he was unloading a trailer.

James A. Davis filed a complaint on July 20 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Friederich Construction & Trucking Co. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on May 16, he was working as a driver for Fresh Warehouse and was unloading the defendant's trailer when he was struck by a falling pallet. 

As a result, he claims he suffered injuries.

The plaintiff alleges the defendant failed to properly stack and secure its load of cardboard so that it would not fall when the trailer door was opened.

The plaintiff seeks damages of more than $50,000 plus costs of this suit. 

He is represented by Brad L. Badgley of Brad L. Badgley PC in Belleville.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 17-L-387

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