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Posts tagged "Construction Accidents and Workplace Accidents"

$2.5 Million Settlement For Construction Accident Caused By Violation of Industrial Code

The Law Office of Louis Grandelli settled a $2.5 million construction accident despite the defendants' arguments that the large pile of concrete that caused plaintiff trip was so open and obvious that plaintiff was responsible for the accident.

$700,000 Settlement Without Definitive Proof of Negligence

The Law Offices of Louis Grandelli, P.C., recently settled a construction accident case for $700,000.00, without anyone ever discovering what actually caused the accident to occur. The known facts are straightforward: the plaintiff was working alongside a hoist located on a construction site, when the hoist suddenly dropped on to the plaintiff's foot, causing him to lose his big toe. However, despite inspections by OSHA and the New York City Department of Buildings, and an inspection by our construction safety expert, neither we nor the defendants could find definitive proof as to what caused the hoist to drop. Despite having no concrete proof of what caused the hoist to drop, we were able to successfully negotiate a settlement in the case by using a twist on the legal theory of res ipsa loquitur.

$1.4 Million Settlement Obtained For Client Based Upon Appellate Division - First Department's Interpretation of Industrial Code §23-1.7(e)(2)

Our office recently obtained a $1.4 Million settlement on behalf of a Staten Island marble mechanic who was injured at a construction site when he slipped and fell on gravel which had been improperly left in his work area.