Practice Area:Personal Injury
Outcome:$380,000 settlement at mediation
Description:Client was an elevator mechanic and working in an elevator shaft. He fell from a ladder that was broken and defective. He was taken to the emergency room where a diagnosis of a fractured calcaneus. He lost about about six moths of work after which he returned to full time employment as an elevator mechanic.The case went through depositions and lengthy discovery and the case was submitted to mediation. The case was resolved during mediation to the client's satifaction.