Construction Worker Receives $650,000 Settlement After Falling From A Defective Ladder
J.J. was a union carpenter. He was working on a job site framing a column with tracks while on a 6 ft. frame ladder. J.J., when given the 6 ft. ladder, asked for scaffolding or an 8 ft. ladder but was instructed to use what he was given as there was nothing else available. This ladder was old and wobbly with the feet worn smooth and the right brace bent. The ladder was not secure as the right brace would not lock in all the way and it came crashing down.
J.J. suffered injuries to his right ankle, left knee and back. J.J. knew he needed a lawyer who would work diligently to pursue a large compensation. The highly skilled construction law attorneys at Hill & Moin obtained a $650,000 settlement for J.J.. J.J. explained that the attorneys at Hill & Moin are “great” and he “appreciates all the hard work.” Additionally, J.J. was impressed by the communication he received throughout his case despite the COVID pandemic. With this settlement, J.J. plans to buy a house for his family.