Obtained $250K Verdict for Injured Worker Who Sustained a Pelvic Injury When Struck by an Excavator

November 2009

In November 2009, an operator of an excavator hit a young laborer with a 2,000-pound excavator bucket causing the laborer a pelvic injury that improved without long term problems. Robins Kaplan attorneys represented the injured laborer and tried the case before a Duluth jury for one week. The jury returned a verdict in favor of the client, including $250,000 in punitive damages.
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Brandon E. Vaughn


Chair, Black Firm Member Resource Group

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