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        Laborer Steps Backward into Divot ($900,000)

        Recovered $900,000

        A Local 5 Union Laborer recovered $900,000.00 after suffering severe back injuries, which resulted from a construction site accident.

        • The Case

          The laborer walked backward into a divot on a Plaintfield North High School construction project.

        • In Depth Look

          The defendant argued that the laborer had preexisting back degeneration, malalignment and spondylosithesis, which caused his problems. They argued that the laborer was not exercising proper care by watching where he was walking.

          The attorneys from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ argued that the general contract, Frederick Quinn Construction, did not provide a safe ground surface from which to perform his work; and therefore, the laborer tripped on a 3-4 inch divot behind him.

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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.

        Details

        Laborer Steps Backward into Divot

        • Construction Injury
        • Personal Injury
        • Premise Liability
        • Workers Compensation