Construction Worker Falls 4 Feet Tearing Bicep Tendon ($2.25 Million)
A construction worker recovered $2.25 million after suffering a torn bicep tendon that resulted from a work injury.
The construction worker was erecting lumber storage racks. He was required to stand on 2×6’s in order to support himself. During the construction, he slipped off the 2×6.
Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates lead trial team argued that a 2×6 support was inadequate to support a construction worker thereby leading to his injury. The defendant argued that the plaintiff should have obtained a scaffold or other support device to do the work.