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Mechanic suffered head injury from falling fire extinguisher – $390,000 settlement (access required)

A 24-year-old HVAC mechanic was injured when a falling fire extinguisher struck him on the top of his skull. Defendant property owner and defendant contractor mounted the fire extinguisher 17 feet off the floor by a simple ring on a hook, with no strap or restraint, in a narrow roof access chute next to a ...