Laborer Recovers After Stepping Into Uncovered Hole Injuring His Back ($700,000)

A laborer received a $700,000.00 settlement after suffering a back injury, which resulted from a construction site accident.

The Case

The laborer stepped into an uncovered hole while working on a construction site. A plumbing contractor created the hole while signaling a Bobcat to distribute gravel.

In-Depth Look

The attorneys for the general contractor claimed that the hole did not exist, using testimony from a co-worker who said he did not see the hole. The general contractor alleged that the laborer was reckless and should have been aware of where he was standing.

Attorneys on the lead trial team at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates negotiated a $700,000.00 settlement for the laborer.