Cases: Excavation Collapse

  • $750,000 settlement for construction accident for 40-year old laborer who was working on a sewer line installation project and was injured when an excavation collapsed on him, causing him to suffer left knee injury with fracture of tibial plateau and lateral condyle with tears of medal meniscus, lateral meniscus and anterior cruciate ligament, which required knee reconstruction surgery.
  • $705,000 settlement for construction accident for 34-year old laborer who was installing drainage pipe in excavation trench that collapsed, causing him to suffer broken ribs, back injury requiring epidural nerve block, and knee injury requiring Synvisc steroid injections.