IronWorker Falls From Decking Tearing Labrum In His Shoulder ($1.1 Million)

A Local 444 Union IronWorker recovered $1.1 million after suffering a torn labrum in his shoulder.

The Case

The IronWorker fell from decking while on a job site.

In-Depth Look

Attorneys from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates argued that a tie-off system should have been provided.

The defendant argued that the IronWorker improperly exited the man basket he was provided. The defendant also argued that the accident never happened.

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ attorneys demonstrated that other IronWorkers were also exiting the basket because the work could not be done from within the basket.