A 62-year-old union laborer - $700,000 Settlement
Brief Result Summary | Construction Case Results | Mainetti Mainetti &
Date of Settlement: December 1, 2015
Court: Supreme Court Rockland County
Case Facts: A 62-year-old union laborer injured performing concrete construction resolved
his case in Rockland Supreme Court recently, just prior to jury selection.
Plaintiff had sustained a rotator cuff tear, biceps tendon tear and associated
injuries to his shoulder, requiring surgery as well as injuries to his
left knee including an ACL and MCL tear, requiring surgical repair.
Prior to trial the court granted Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment
against defendants, finding that appropriate safety devices and scaffolding
was not provided the union laborer and caused his fall and injuries.
A settlement of $700,000 and the forgiveness of an additional $198,681.00
lien against Plaintiffs by defendants, resolved the case. The case was
prepared and handled by Alfred Mainetti of Mainetti, Mainetti & O’Connor, P.C.