Anesi Ozmon Partners Michael L. Teich and Steven A. Berman Obtain $10.03 Million Settlement in Construction Negligence Case
ANESI OZMON partners Michael L. Teich and Steven A. Berman secured $10.03 million settlement in a construction negligence case on behalf of a 32-year old ironworker from Local 393 in Aurora, Illinois. Three defendants agreed to pay $9.55 million on August 23, 2019, after five days of trial before the Honorable Judge Ruben Castillo in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The plaintiff's employer, Lakeside Rack Installers (Lakeside), settled shortly before jury selection for an additional $486,000. The settlement came after Mr. Teich and Mr. Berman rejected previous unreasonable pre-trial settlement offers that did not reflect the serious nature of the knee and wrist injuries that caused the loss of this ironworker’s career.
The plaintiff filed suit against Duke Realty Services, LLC. (Duke), Steel King Industries, Inc. (Steel King), and a third defendant for...
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