Augusta man suing Savannah River Nuclear Solutions for at least $75K

November 15, 2018

An Augusta man is suing Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the Savannah River Site management and operations contractor, for more than $75,000.

Henry Bradley – who has worked for Savannah River Remediation, the liquid waste contractor at the Site – in a Nov. 7 complaint alleges SRNS acted with negligence and did not properly maintain a trailer he was working in, which led to his workplace injuries.

The trailer had a hole-ridden, rotted wood floor and Bradley fell through it while securing something, according to the complaint. Bradley injured his spine, groin and right shoulder, the five-page complaint reads.

The accident happened about two years ago, according to court documents.

The liquid waste contractor was using the trailer at the time, but SRNS was responsible for its upkeep, according to Bradley’s complaint. That’s why he’s suing the management and operations contractor and not SRR.

The complaint does not explain Bradley’s exact SRR job, but it does say he was “required to load and haul certain waste and other loads at SRS.” The complaint also does not say if Bradley remains employed by SRR.

Bradley’s injuries have caused him to suffer enduring “pain and suffering,” permanent scarring, and permanent “impairment to the whole body,” among other things, according to the complaint, which was filed in a U.S. district court.

Bradley’s related medical expenses have surpassed $66,000, according to the lawsuit.

Bradley has received workers’ compensation from SRR, according to another court document filed Nov. 7. His compensation claim was settled June 27, 2017.

SRR is an AECOM-led team with partners Bechtel National, BWXT and CH2M. SRNS’s parent companies are Fluor, Honeywell International and Newport News Nuclear.

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