$2,250,000 Awarded to Employee Injured on the Job

DATE OF VERDICT
2008-04-09

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Bronx

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
Plaintiff was a 29 year-old delivery man for Coca-Cola.

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
Plaintiff slipped but did not fall on stairs during a delivery of Coca-Cola merchandise to Picholine restaurant. The wheels of the handtruck that Plaintiff was using hit a hose that was carelessly left on the stairs by a Picholine worker.

INJURIES/DAMAGES
Plaintiff sustained a lumbar disc herniation at L5-S1 that required surgery.

VERDICT/SETTLEMENT AMOUNT
$2,250,000

NOTE
The case was tried by Stephen J. Murphy (lead) and Joseph Donahue.