More Tower Accident Lawsuits

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OK, so here it is, more lawsuits are popping up. First the one in Nutter Fort, WV where the firefighter’s family is suing and now the deceased tower climbers families have filed suits against SBA and FDH Velocitel and 3 other subsidiaries. The new lawsuit is stating that faulty methods were used to shore up the tower while the guys worked on it, which we all know by now. Very sad that it happened but I will be interested to see what the outcome of this will be. That is if we ever know the truth, these lawsuits tend to be settled very quietly and with gag orders. Let’s see what happens this time and let’s see if we can learn from it. The industry can always learn from mistakes to make sure that this doesn’t happen again.

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  1. Large cell tower lawsuit regarding 2 deaths in Georgetown, Mississippi recently concluded. Attorney Rocky Wilkins of Jackson, MS represented the victims and their families. He likely has significant insight about how these lawsuits will play out.


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