Family of 5-year-old shocked by scaffolding last year is suing NYCHA for $10 million

The family of a 5-year-old girl who was shocked last year when she touched metal scaffolding outside a Brooklyn public housing project is suing for $10 million.

The suit names NYCHA and the Metropolitan Bridge & Scaffold Corp., the contractor that put up the scaffolding.

The scaffolding remains in place. The contractor remains on the job. And the company has had his permit renewed twice by the city. NYCHA - which has said in the past it fixed the problem — declined to comment Monday.

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