$5.5 million – Construction Site Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury from fall through skylight on construction site: We successfully obtained $5.5 million in settlements on behalf of an injured worker and his wife in a highly contested construction site injury case.
The injured worker was an employee of a subcontractor on a demolition project when he fell through a concealed skylight on the warehouse roof where he was working. The injured worker was not wearing fall protection equipment, and the defendants alleged that he was not properly trained or supervised by his employer. The injured worker suffered a catastrophic brain injury, and his wife had a claim for loss of consortium.
We obtained a traumatic brain injury settlement from the subcontractor who hired our injured worker client's employer, and the lessee of the warehouse.
$5.5 Million Settlement - Traumatic Brain Injury from Fall Through Skylight on Construction Site
Attorney: Emily Ruby, Work Injury Lawyer
Overview: In a highly contested construction site injury case, attorney Emily Ruby successfully secured a $5.5 million settlement on behalf of an injured worker and his wife. This significant outcome stems from a traumatic brain injury sustained when the worker fell through a concealed skylight on the warehouse roof where he was employed. Despite challenges, Emily's expertise and determination prevailed, ensuring just compensation for the injured worker and his wife.
The Incident: The injured worker, an employee of a subcontractor on a demolition project, faced a life-altering accident when he fell through a concealed skylight on the warehouse roof where he was performing his duties. At the time of the incident, he was not wearing fall protection equipment. Defendants contended that he lacked proper training and supervision from his employer, further complicating the case.
Legal Representation: Emily Ruby took on the challenging case, advocating for both the injured worker and his wife, who had a claim for loss of consortium. Her mission was to secure justice and compensation for the catastrophic brain injury suffered by the worker and the emotional toll it took on his wife.
Complex Legal Battles: The case was highly contested, with the defendants disputing liability and raising questions about the worker's training and supervision. It required rigorous legal battle and a comprehensive strategy to overcome these hurdles.
Traumatic Brain Injury Settlement: Despite the complexities and challenges, Emily Ruby achieved a significant $5.5 million settlement. The settlement was obtained from the subcontractor who hired the injured worker's employer, as well as the lessee of the warehouse. This outcome provided just compensation for the worker's traumatic brain injury and addressed the wife's claim for loss of consortium.
Conclusion: Attorney Emily Ruby's unwavering commitment to her clients' well-being and her expertise in work injury law led to a $5.5 million settlement in this traumatic brain injury case stemming from a fall through a concealed skylight on a construction site. This outcome stands as a testament to Emily's dedication to securing justice and fair compensation for her clients, even in complex and contested cases.