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Construction worker falls through roof - fractures left elbow - right and
left thumb - right wrist - sacroiliac - acetabulum - facial fractures -
hearing loss
- $3.6 MILLION

The jury returned a $3,646,176.00 verdict in Supreme Court, in Suffolk

Plaintiff, a 50 years old immigrant from Greece, had only been employed by
Third Party Defendant Construction Corporation for 1 2 days when while
working upon the roof of at the construction site, a portion of the roof
caved in and the plaintiff fell a distance of some 35 feet to the ground
below. No scaffold had been provided and no safety lines or safety equipment
was given to the plaintiff.

Plaintiff was hospitalized for 21 days and sustained a fractured left elbow,
a fractured right and left thumb, a fractured right wrist, sacroiliac,
acetabulum and facial fractures as well as hearing loss.

Prior to trial, plaintiff had prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment
against the primary defendants under Section 240 of the Labor Law and this
was a trial on damages only.

Fall From Scaffold - Ankle Fracture Precludes Police Career -$700,000

The jury returned a $702,983 verdict in Supreme Court, New York County.

Plaintiff, a 20 year old metal polisher employed by 3rd party defendant,
fell 12 feet when the scaffold on which he was standing. Defendants were the
owners and general contractor for the construction.

Plaintiff had been selected as a candidate for the police academy, but he
was declared medically unable to begin training because of his bimalleolar
avulsion fractures of his ankle, treated by closed reduction. As a result,
he lost income in the amount of the differential between that of a police
officer and that of a janitor, which was the position he held at the time of

"A" Frame Ladder Collapse - Torn Rotator Cuff - $385,000

The jury returned a $385,000 verdict in Kings County.

Plaintiff, a 61 year old construction worker, was standing on an 8 foot
wooden "A" frame ladder hanging tarp onto a sidewalk bridge when he fell
into a trench. As a result, he suffered a torn rotator cuff, and underwent
an unsuccessful surgical repair. John Anthony Bonina successfully
demonstrated to the jury that the ladder tilted because the trench was not
properly shored and braced.

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