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Two of his coworkers died while building Marriott near Disney World. Now he wants damages.

Aug 28, 2019 - The Miami Herald

A construction worker who watched two of his colleagues plunge 80 feet to their deaths while building the JW Marriott near Disney World is suing the hotel and others for "gross negligence," court records show.

Vernon Brown, a Polk County resident, alleges Marriott didn't ensure the safety of the construction site, which he says cost Jerry Bell, 46, and Lorenzo Zavala, 34, their lives. The two men were standing on the scaffolding on Aug. 29, 2018, when it collapsed under the weight of the c...