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Negligence – Slip & Fall – Construction Site – Punitive Damages (access required)

A plaintiff who fell onto uncapped rebar in a trench at a strip-mall construction site does not state a claim for punitive damages against defendant construction company, and a Norfolk Circuit Court sustains defendant’s demurrer to the punitives claim, with leave to amend. According to the complaint, defendant did not provide markings or warnings for safety. ...