The neglect of a construction company in providing appropriate means of security and prevention resulted in a worker being disabled in his right leg by 70%, as a result of concrete falling from one of the cranes on him, while the Abu Dhabi Family and Civil and Administrative Claims Court ruled obligating the company and the crane driver to jointly pay the worker an amount of 100,000 Dirhams in compensation for the material and moral damages he suffered.
In the details, a worker filed a lawsuit against a company and a crane driver, demanding that they be jointly and severally liable to pay him 500 thousand dirhams in material and moral compensation for the material and moral damages that he sustained, indicating that he was working for the company, and the second defendant and the second defendant, by their mistake, compromising the integrity of his body, and he was This resulted from their negligence and breach of what is imposed on them by the principles of the profession, and the failure to provide appropriate and necessary security and prevention measures to protect him from the dangers of work, which led to the fall of concrete on him and his injury. They shall pay him a government of 140,000 dirhams.
The agent of the first defendant submitted a reply memorandum requesting the rejection of the case and submitted a portfolio of documents, which included a copy of a check drawn up from the company in the interest of the Judicial Department, with a value of 140,000 dirhams, a government of justice for the plaintiff, and a copy of the plaintiff’s insurance card.
The court stated in the merits of the ruling that it was evident in the papers that the mistake made by the defendants was a result of their negligence, lack of caution and breach of what the principles of their profession imposed on them, and violation of work regulations, which caused the worker’s injury as a result of concrete falling on him, which caused his injury.
The court confirmed that the defendants’ mistake had caused material damage to the plaintiff, as his injury was, according to the forensic report, a disability in the right leg of 70%, which resulted in the loss of a job due to his inability to work in the future, in addition to the sadness, grief and psychological pain that afflicted him. The court ruled to obligate the defendants to jointly pay the plaintiff 100,000 dirhams in reparable compensation for the material and moral damages he had suffered, and obligated them to pay fees and expenses.
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