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Report: Construction Worker Wins $3.4M in Nail Gun Misfire

A construction worker who was injured when a nail became embedded in his brain after he tried to fire the nail into metal has won $3.4 million in a lawsuit filed in Hartford, CT, the Associated Press reported. The man was partially paralyzed.
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The worker sued tool manufacturer Stanley Works and The Home Depot, where the tool was purchased.
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The jury concluded the worker was 55% liable for the injuries because he fired into metal instead of wood. The nail bounced back at him.
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Stanley Works assistant general counsel Ted Morris told the AP that the nail gun met industry standards and that tool users are warned to follow ...

A construction worker who was injured when a nail became embedded in his brain after he tried to fire the nail into metal has won $3.4 million in a lawsuit filed in Hartford, CT, the Associated Press reported. The man was partially paralyzed.
&nbsp ;
The worker sued tool manufacturer Stanley Works and The Home Depot, where the tool was purchased.
&nbsp ;
The jury concluded the worker was 55% liable for the injuries because he fired into metal instead of wood. The nail bounced back at him.
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Stanley Works assistant general counsel Ted Morris told the AP that the nail gun met industry standards and that tool users are warned to follow instructions.

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