Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2010
Practice Area:Personal Injury
Description:The plaintiff was a construction laborer who was assisting a crane operator and crane company in hoisting trusses to the rooftop. The crane operator brought the crane's hoist cable within inches of an energized powerline. When the plaintiff reached for the hoist line, he was electrocuted, resulting in a below the elbow amputation of his hand.