CHARLESTON – A man is suing over claims he was injured while working as a sandblaster.
William R. Pauley filed a lawsuit July 22 in Kanawha Circuit Court against Rock & Coal Construction Inc. of Sophia, citing negligence.
According to the complaint, Pauley was working as a sandblaster for the defendant at its plant in Kemper, Ky., on Aug. 2, 2012, when he was required to manually lift a sandblasting hose and subsequently sustained injuries. The defendant company is accused of negligence in failing to provide a safe workplace for Pauley.
Pauley is represented by attorney Shannon M. Bland of Bland & Bland in Charleston. The case has been assigned to circuit judge Charles E. King.
The case number is Kanawha Circuit Court case 14-C-1333