$5,900,000 For Union Bricklayer In NYC School Renovation Accident

COURT AND COUNTY
Supreme Court, Bronx County

AGE AND OCCUPATION OF PLAINTIFF
Plaintiff was a 46 year old union bricklayer at the time of the accident.

DESCRIPTION OF CASE
The accident occurred at P.S. 66 in the Bronx, New York. At the time of the accident Plaintiff was on a ladder disconnecting a hose that was attached to a metal window grate. The ladder slid out from under Plaintiff causing him to fall approximately 15 feet to the concrete.

DAMAGES
As a result of the accident, Plaintiff suffered a comminuted fracture of the left wrist that led to chronic reflexive pain syndrome, chronic post concussion syndrome and multiple herniated discs in his spine. Plaintiff had a nerve stimulator permanently implanted in his spine to treat chronic pain.

SETTLEMENT

The parties reached a negotiated settlement of $5,900,000.

The case was handled by Partner Daniel P. O'Toole and Associate Scott Occhiogrosso.