Louisiana payroll company sued for negligently causing worker to fall

PBC Management Inc., a payroll service based in Mandeville, Louisiana, was recently sued by a man who was working for the company as a crew member on a ship when he suffered a debilitating injury to his right knee.

According to the lawsuit, the man was working on the M/V Grace Nicole in Galveston Bay on May 13, 2009. The man was attempting to get onto the ship by stepping on a small skiff that the ship’s captain had lowered. The man fell off the skiff and suffered a serious injury to his right knee that left him unable to walk.

The lawsuit states that PBC Management Inc. failed to provide the man with a safe environment in which to work. The man is seeking an unspecified amount in compensatory damages for loss of income and medical expenses.

If you or someone you love has suffered injuries at work due to a negligent employer, please contact the Minnesota employer negligence lawyers of Robert Wilson & Associates at (612) 334-3444.