$228,000 Workers' Compensation Settlement
Carpenter Injured By Electricity While On The Job
In this case, our client was on the job and installing siding for a construction project. While working on the building, he inadvertently struck some electrical lines and as a result was seriously injured. His injuries included a perilunate wrist dislocation, radius fracture and an assorted of cuts and lacerations. A lawsuit was filed alleging construction site negligence and a claim was filed at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission for injuries occurring during his employment. Between the workers' comp award and negligence settlement, a total of over $228,000 was recovered for our deserving injured client.