The following are some examples of the cases on which our attorneys have handled in the recent years:
$4,600,000 – APPRENTICE ELECTRICIAN CRUSHED BY MECHANICAL LIFT He sustained closed head injury, bilateral femur fractures, left acetabular fracture, multiple facial fractures, teeth avulsions, partial vision loss in his right eye and scarring.
$4,300,000 – Wrongful Death Action - Settlement for family of a 44 year-old construction worker crushed in crane collapse.
$3,100,000.00 – total recovery (third party liability and workers' compensation) for 61 year old union pipefitter who suffered carbon monoxide poisoning, causing permanent debilitating headaches, as a result of negligent maintenance of a boiler.
$3,100,000 for 2 year old boy and his mother for emotional damages when boy was left in school transportation van for over four hours in locked van.
$2,500,000 for 21 year-old roofer who fell 10 due to lack of safe access to roof, landed straddling a stairway railing below. Sustained permanent erectile dysfunction and back injury.
$2,175,000.00 – total recovery (third party liability and workers' compensation) for 54 year old union ironworker who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury due to general contractor's failure to maintain a safe work area at a large commercial construction project.
$2,000,000 Settlement for 40 year old union ironworker who was caused to fall from a bridge and sustained injuries to his right dominant shoulder, left knee and right foot.
$1,830,000 - CARPENTER TUMBLES FROM HIGH LEDGE, SEVERS AORTA, sustained a pneumothorax and multiple pelvic and facial fractures.
$1,300,000.00 Settlement of a products liability case for 58 year old union pressman who fell into an unguarded floor pit and suffered disabling injuries to his knee and shoulder.
$1,225,000 Settlement for family of wrongful death of 23 year old man killed in jet ski accident.
$1,100,000 – Settlement during trial for machinist who suffered a below the elbow amputation of his left arm. The case settled on the fifth day of trial.
$1.1 Million – co-counsel on case where a machinist suffered a below the elbow amputation of his left arm. The case settled on the fifth day of trial.
$1,000,000 Settlement for a 38 year old commercial truck driver, was struck by a tractor-trailer at a loading dock. Plaintiff sustained multiple crush injuries, fractures, and development of compartment syndrome which required fasciotomy and skin graft.
$1,000,000 Settlement for family of man in medical negligence in post operative care.
$950,000 Settlement for construction worker hit by metal plate sustaining lumbar disc herniation.
$900,000 Settlement for family of construction worker killed in Fore River Bridge collapse.
$650,000 Settlement for loading dock worker who sustained closed head injury and spinal injury when struck by loading bay door.
$620,000 Settlement for disabled pedestrian struck by motor vehicle, resulting in closed head injury and multiple fractures.
$615,000.00 – total recovery for construction worker who fell on a construction site and suffered a left knee injury that required three surgeries. The case settled on the eve of trial.
$600,000 Settlement for construction worker who fell from elevated work platform.
$600,000.00 - settlement for union pipefitter who suffered a ligament tear and bone contusion of the wrist (requiring surgery) was struck by a section of drywall that was tossed from an elevated work area by another trade contractor on a construction site. Recovery made against general contractor and drywall contractor.
$585,000.00 - settlement for union pipe insulator who was suffered a hip injury, requiring surgery, when he was caused to fall at a construction site. Recovery from general contractor and plumbing contractor.
$525,000 Settlement for construction worker who sustained crush injury to his left foot when run over by fork lift.
$510,000.00 – total recovery for construction worker who fell on a construction site and suffered a partial tear of his right rotator cuff which required arthroscopic repair.
$500,000 Settlement for union iron worker who fell more than 20 feet from elevated work platform.
$325,000.00 – settlement for medical records secretary who fell at work injuring her left knee. She would require two surgeries, including a total knee replacement. Her claim was settled one week prior to trial after she filed suit against her employer who failed to carry workers’ compensation insurance coverage.
$325,000.00 - settlement for laborer who suffered aggravation of underlying degenerative arthritis, requiring surgery, when he was caused to fall on a construction site.
$250,000 Verdict for 17 year-old construction worker who fell from a roof sustaining multiple injuries
$250,000 Settlement for delivery truck driver hit on head with empty beer barrel, sustaining closed head injury.
$100,000 verdict for plaintiff sustaining finger amputation on defective ladder