Sutera v. Natiello
The plaintiff brought this case forward seeking damages from the defendants for personal injuries sustained as a result of the defendants’ alleged negligence. The plaintiff was injured while conducting repairs on a building owned by the defendants. In order to conduct the necessary repairs, the plaintiff had to use scaffolding erected on the side of the building. The scaffolding gave way while the plaintiff was on it, causing him to fall to the ground. As a result of the accident, the plaintiff sustained severe and permanent injuries which rendered him a paraplegic. At the time the accident occurred, the plaintiff’s blood alcohol content was between 0.07 and 0.10 percent.