IronWorker Recovers Favorable Sum Under The Federal Employee Liability Act (Fela) ($790,000)

A Local 112 Union IronWorker recovered $790,000.00 for torn cartilage in his knee.

The Case

The IronWorker was carrying an extension ladder when he tripped on scrap steel studs.

In-Depth Look

The attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates argued that the general contractor, River City Construction, did not perform or maintain safe housekeeping.

The defendant argued that the plaintiff did not look where he was going and that the accident was his own fault.