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        Jury Verdict for Laborer whose Foot was Struck by a Defective Forklift ($2.85 Million)

        Awarded $2.85 Million

        The lead trial team at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates won a $2.85 million jury verdict for a laborer who suffered a degloving injury to the heel of his foot.

        • The Case

          The laborer was struck by a forklift truck operated by a co-worker. Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates sued the company that performed preventative maintenance on the forklift claiming that they improperly maintained the vehicle, which caused the brakes to fail.

        • In Depth Look

          Attorneys for the Defendant presented to the jury secret surveillance video footage that showed the Plaintiff running. We presented the same video to the jury in slow motion several times, pointing out that the Plaintiff was truly jogging on his toe because he could not bear weight on his heel.

          As present, the insurance company for the Defendant is now suing the defense attorney for malpractice claiming that the verdict was too large and the defense attorney is at fault.

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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.


        Jury Verdict for Laborer whose Foot was Struck by a Defective Forklift

        • Case
        • Construction Injury
        • Lead Trial Team
        • Personal Injury
        • Verdict
        • Workers Compensation