A worker at a Houston packaging plant, who lost his arm while operating a machine, has filed a lawsuit against the business and a staffing firm that helped him get the job. Blas Esteban Solis, an independent contractor and machine operator at Mauser USA in Houston, was working on a machine that applies seams to metal drums when it allegedly malfunctioned in July 2012 and severed his arm. It’s alleged in the lawsuit that:
The lawsuit seeks damages for financial losses, physical pain and mental anguish, medical expenses, lost wages and court costs. The lawsuit also names as Defendants Demand Staffing & Consulting, which assisted Solis in getting the job. Mauser is an international packaging company with offices in 15 countries, including the United States. The company handles a wide range of packaging, including composites, steel, fiber, reconditioning and machinery. Benny Agosto Jr., a Houston lawyer with Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrel & Friend, represents the Plaintiff in the lawsuit.
Source: Houston Chronicle
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