FACTS: While working as a driller's assistant on a harbor-dredging project on the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, 36-year-old Russel was struck by an undefined object. Russel was supporting two drilling towers when the object struck him. He is now suffering from epilepsy as a result of being struck in the head.
FACTS: A cement laborer was injured as the result of falling through an opening in the floor. He sustained a fractured arm. The settlement was payment for lost earnings and pain and suffering.
FACTS: Ambrose is a 45 year old laborer who was loading 6'x4' plywood sheets onto an A frame dolly when the load shifted causing the plywood to fall on and fracture his left leg. The building owner and general contractor were held liable for failing to secure the dolly and in failing to provide Ambrose with a safe jobsite.
The case was settled before trial for $2 million.
FACTS: A laborer fell from the second floor of a building under construction sustaining injuries which resulted in his death. The settlement was for his wife and teen age child.
FACTS: 2 workers at a sign shop were injured due to a chemical explosion. Landlord was held liable for allowing improper storage and use of chemicals.