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Man injured during trust exercise sues company

An employee of the Addison fire safety company SimplexGrinnell filed a lawsuit in early July against Aurora-based consulting firm Guardian Quest, who executed a team building session for his company in August 2012, the Chicago Tribune reported on July 24.

According to the lawsuit filed by Antonio Gonzalez, the mandatory team building activity left him with permanent physical and emotional damage. Allegedly, the workshop’s organizers were negligent and did not properly supervise the trust exercises. During one exercise, in which Gonzalez was blindfolded, his co-workers had to lift him around strings in the air. During this activity, he fell onto his knees, and he had to have surgery as a result.

The attorneys at Spiros Law, P.C., understand that an injury sustained on the job can often lead to lost wages and other large expenses. If you have experienced this in Champaign or other areas in Illinois, our attorneys may help you file for workers’ compensation to cover your damages. To learn more, call our offices at (217) 328-2828 today.