Laborer Falls Through Unbarricaded Shaft

Settlement:
$3,500,000

$3.5 million settlement for a 17 year old non-union construction laborer who fell through an unbarricaded shaft covering by Styrofoam fracturing his cervical vertebrae (no surgery, no paralysis) causing a head injury and tearing his rotator cuff with surgery. This money was paid by the general contractor, HVAC contractor and masonry contractor on the job site.