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ARTICLE ID 140382

$________ CONFIDENTIAL Construction site negligence - Improper use of boom at site - Plaintiff is struck on the top of the head - Cervical injuries which required surgery.

Massachusetts

In this construction site negligence matter, the plaintiff alleged that the defendant was negligent in misusing an aerial boom, which resulted in the plaintiff being struck on the head and suffering cervical injuries. The defendant denied liability.

The male plaintiff was a journeyman glazier. He was working at a construction site. The defendant was using an aerial boom lift in an improper manner. It was being utilized to move and install window frames and curtain walls. While the boom was being improperly used, it struck the plaintiff on the top of his head. As a result of the injury, the plaintiff was diagnosed with cervical disc injuries which required a cervical discectomy and fusion procedure.

The plaintiff alleged approximately $________ in medical specials. The plaintiff brought suit against the defendant, alleging that the defendant was using the boom in an improper and unsafe manner which resulted in the plaintiff being struck in the head. The defendant denied liability and asserted that the plaintiff was at fault and responsible for his injuries.

The parties were able to resolve the plaintiff’s claim on the eve of trial for the sum of $________.

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