Santiago vs McGrath

Rafael Omar Gomez

Case Conclusion Date:June 13, 2012

Practice Area:Personal Injury

Outcome:Verdict for Plaintiff.

Description:I represented the Plaintiff who was injured when he fell off of a ladder during a home remodel project he was assisting Defendant. Defendant denied hiring Plaintiff and testified he did not know why he had been at the property on the date of the accident. Plaintiff had a prior history of performing work for Defendant which the Defendant denied. Defendant claimed that Plaintiff had voluntarily helped out with prior work at Defendant's home, and that he had not been hired to do work on any projects on the date of his accident. A jury trial on liability under the New York Labor Law was held in June of 2012.