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Dean Hetherington v. City of Seattle

Case Conclusion Date: 01.30.2004

Practice Area: Personal injury

Outcome: $475,000

Description: Defendant City of Seattle failed to ensure that proper shoring techniques were used during the trenching phase of a pipeline project. While working in the trench it collapsed causing steel plate to partially sever the plaintiff's forearm. Plaintiff was no longer able to work following the re-attachment of his arm.

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