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        Patient Obtains Favorable Jury Verdict During Physical Therapy Mishap ($3.8 Million)

        Awarded $3.8 Million

        A jury awarded $3.8 million to a laborer who had previously been permanently disabled due to a serious back injury.

        • The Case

          The claim was filed against the manufacturer of the product out of Canada and the maintenance company.

        • In Depth Look

          A jury awarded $3.8 million to a laborer who had previously been permanently disabled due to a serious back injury.

          In this case, he was engaged in physical therapy on a vertical bench press when the cable on the bench press broke, causing him to move violently forward while pushing on the hand grips. He suffering injuries to both shoulders and a herniated disc in his neck.

          There was no lost wage, but the jury awarded him the $3.8 million for pain and suffering, disability and medical bills.

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        Patient Obtains Favorable Jury Verdict During Physical Therapy Mishap

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