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Sanitation Worker Injured in Slip & Fall Due to Defective Truck Step Receives $225,000 Settlement
J.B. was getting ready to start his day cleaning up New York City streets as a city sanitation worker. He went to the sweeper truck assigned to him and began working tirelessly. J.B. had just began sweeping the streets that day. He attempted to board the truck after fixing the truck’s mirror but there was a defective step on the narrow stairs of this truck. Due to this defect, J.B.’s right foot slipped, and he fell backwards onto the street. As a result of this workplace incident, J.B suffered a fractured right knee. He would no longer be able to continue cleaning NYC streets as he once loved.
Hill & Moin LLP is Here to Help
J.B. was in search of high-quality and well-known representation and was recommended to call Hill & Moin. After speaking with them, Hill & Moin immediately began working on his workers’ compensation case in order to effectively find the best resolution. As a result of their relentless hard work and professionalism, during the COVID-19 pandemic on top of that, J.B’s case settled for $225,000. J.B. was delighted regarding the outcome of his case and was eagerly waiting to pick up his check.
J.B. described working with Hill & Moin as “very great”. He added that he enjoyed working with them and that they were very responsive and answered of his legal and procedural questions. He cited the excellent staff there and thanked them for all their hard work. He stated that he felt as if he was part of the family. J.B. plans on using his settlement proceeds to invest in a house. J.B. stated that he would absolutely recommend anyone, whether it be friend, family or stranger, who is looking for experienced and professional representation to call Hill & Moin and join the ever-growing family.