Case Conclusion Date:June 30, 2012
Practice Area:Personal Injury
Outcome:The lawsuit was dismissed as part of a settlement agreement paying Mr. Chavez $575,000.00 in damages.
Description:In June 2011, Raul Chavez was working on the State Route 101 improvement project commissioned by the Arizona Department of Transportation to add High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes from Interstate 10 to Tatum Boulevard. While working at the construction site, Raul Chavez was laying paving wire for the paving machines when a street sweeper, operated by an employee of C&S Sweeping Services, Inc., drove over the paving wire and pulled it under the vehicle. Mr. Chavez became entangled in the wire, was dragged under the sweeper and suffered severe injuries.