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I live on a property where "construction' was being done. I put it in quotes because everything here is done half assed and nothing to code. Anyway they put a doormat over a hole in which I fell a fractured a rib. Was in a wheelchair for a few weeks and let it go because the owner of the property is an old friend. Then they asked my son, who also lives here, to move his piano so they could do some other work. He's a real strong kid but they think he's Hercules. Yeah I know...he could've said "no"...but he did it and ruptured his bicep tendon and had to have surgery. Now I'm pissed. I spent three weeks in excruciating pain, and he's lost his two passions...working out and playing piano. Waddya thing

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I live on a property where "construction' was being done. I put it in quotes because everything here is done half assed and nothing to code. Anyway they put a doormat over a hole in which I fell a fractured a rib. Was in a wheelchair for a few weeks and let it go because the owner of the property is an old friend. Then they asked my son, who also lives here, to move his piano so they could do some other work. He's a real strong kid but they think he's Hercules. Yeah I know...he could've said "no"...but he did it and ruptured his bicep tendon and had to have surgery. Now I'm pissed. I spent three weeks in excruciating pain, and he's lost his two passions...working out and playing piano. What's you take on this? Thanks.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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Think I pretty much covered it.

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