Supreme Court, Kings County, $1.7 million verdict for a iron worker that was injured when a temporary hoist/elevator he was riding in fell three stories Plaintiff was awarded summary judgment on Labor Law 240(1) and the trial proceeded forward solely on the issue of damages. (6256)
Construction Accident Case Studies
Supreme Court, Kings County, $925,000 settlement for back and knee injuries to a construction worker who fell due to a defective scaffold. Plaintiff was successfully able to hold the owner of the building responsible for the accident. Plaintiff was awarded Summary Judgment on Labor Law §240(1) because the scaffold was unsafe and caused the accident. Continue Reading..
Supreme Court, Kings County, $2.5 million settlement for lumbar and cervical surgery as a result of a fall from a ladder. The owner and general contractor were held responsible for their failure to provide an adequate safety device while working at an elevated height. Summary Judgment on Labor Law §240 and §241(6) were granted to Continue Reading..