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        Carpenter Falls Due to Lack of Scaffolding ($1.45 Million)

        Recovered $1.45 Million

        A Union Carpenter recovered a $1.45 million settlement after suffering a severe neck injury.

        • The Case

          Due to a lack of scaffolding and the presence of an anchor bolt trip hazard surrounding the area, the carpenter fell off of a foundation wall and suffered a severe neck injury.

        • In Depth Look

          The general contractor, through its insurance carrier, defended the case claiming that the alleged hazards were simply the manner and environment in which the carpenters performed their work duties. Based in this tenuous rationale, the insurance carrier argued that the general contractor was not at fault. Further it claimed that the carpenter should have been aware of where he was walking.

          The lead trial team at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates negotiated and recovered a fair and just settlement for the carpenter, holding the general contractor responsible, in part, for the carpenter’s injuries.

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          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates invites you for a free telephone or in person consultation to discuss your injury and any questions you may have. You can also email us or even speak with us right now on LiveChat, located in the lower right corner of the screen. Even if you do not wish to retain an attorney, we can set you on the right path for free. Most of our lawyers have more than 30 years of experience and we have an outstanding track record in helping our clients and creating a strong trust relationship, as you can see in our Success Record. Please call our Chicago office at (312) 372-8822, or our Joliet office at (815) 723-8822, or you can call our toll free number at (800)-985-1819.

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        Carpenter Falls Due to Lack of Scaffolding

        • Construction Injury
        • Lead Trial Team
        • Personal Injury
        • Settlement
        • Workers Compensation