$2,100,000 for a 50-year-old Ironworker out of Local 393 that fell approximately 14 feet

$2,100,000 for a 50-year-old Ironworker out of Local 393 that fell approximately 14 feet after slipping and losing his balance while walking on open steel beams. He sustained fractures to both wrists as well as a ruptured spleen requiring emergency surgery and ultimately preventing him from continuing working in the ironworking trade.

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$1,650,000 settlement for a millwright who fractured his heels and pelvis in a fall from a ladder.

$1,650,000 settlement for a millwright who fractured his heels and pelvis in a fall from a ladder.

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$1,750,000 settlement for an ironworker who suffered fractures to both wrists in a fall, a career-ending injury.

$1,750,000 settlement for an ironworker who suffered fractures to both wrists in a fall, a career-ending injury.

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$1,850,000 settlement for a laborer who was struck by a Commonwealth Edison bucket truck while helping to relocate an old train depot.

$1,850,000 settlement for a laborer who was struck by a Commonwealth Edison bucket truck while helping to relocate an old train depot.

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$1,925,000 settlement for an ironworker who fractured both ankles in a 20-foot fall.

$1,925,000 settlement for an ironworker who fractured both ankles in a 20-foot fall.

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$2,000,000 settlement for mason who injured his shoulder.

$2,000,000 settlement for mason who injured his shoulder

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$2,000,000 record jury verdict for an ironworker who had a condition of Multiple Sclerosis triggered by a fall from defective equipment

$2,000,000 record jury verdict for an ironworker who had a condition of Multiple Sclerosis triggered by a fall from defective equipment.

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$2,000,000 settlement for an ornamental ironworker who fractured both heels in a fall from a building under construction.

$2,000,000 settlement for an ornamental ironworker who fractured both heels in a fall from a building under construction.

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$2,000,000 settlement for the death of a worker asphyxiated by methane gas.

$2,000,000 settlement for the death of a worker asphyxiated by methane gas.

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$2,038,000 settlement for a laborer who injured his lower back after a 15-foot fall at a chemical plant.

$2,038,000 settlement for a laborer who injured his lower back after a 15-foot fall at a chemical plant.

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$2,100,000 settlement for a Joliet ironworker who fell 22 feet

$2,100,000 settlement for a Joliet ironworker who fell 22 feet while installing roof liners on a building under construction. He suffered pelvis and wrist fractures.

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$1,500,000 verdict for an electrician who injured his knee when he fell from a ladder while working at a UPS facility

$1,500,000 verdict for an electrician who injured his knee when he fell from a ladder while working at a UPS facility.

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$2,250,000 for an ironworker who developed necrotizing fasciitis

$2,250,000 for an ironworker who developed necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating disease) after obtaining a minor cut and bruise to his thigh after a work-related incident.

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$12,000,000 settlement for a construction worker paralyzed when he was struck by falling construction materials.

$12,000,000 settlement for a construction worker paralyzed when he was struck by falling construction materials.

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$12,434,000 settlement for an ironworker and his wife after the worker suffered a brain injury

$12,434,000 settlement for an ironworker and his wife after the worker suffered a brain injury from a fall of 18 feet after a defective piece of roof decking shifted during installation at a car dealership. This is the largest “work injury” verdict published in Winnebago County, Illinois.

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$13,000,000 jury verdict for a millwright injured when he fell from an oven under construction.

$13,000,000 jury verdict for a millwright injured when he fell from an oven under construction.

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$14,000,000 combined settlement for four ironworkers injured when the Post Office collapsed during construction

$14,000,000 combined settlement for four ironworkers injured when the Post Office collapsed during construction.

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$20,000,000 settlement for a laborer who was paralyzed when a wall collapsed

$20,000,000 settlement for a laborer who was paralyzed when a wall collapsed.

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$20,937,000 verdict for an ironworker whose arm was severed by a 550-lb.

$20,937,000 verdict for an ironworker whose arm was severed by a 550-lb. steel beam falling from a crane on a construction site. The arm was surgically re-attached but will not be fully functional.

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$22,000,000 combined settlement for seven masons injured when a masonry wall

$22,000,000 combined settlement for seven masons injured when a masonry wall collapsed during construction due to high winds and the failure to properly brace the wall during construction.

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$24,250,000 settlement for an ironworker rendered a quadriplegic as a result of a 50-foot fall.

$24,250,000 settlement for an ironworker rendered a quadriplegic as a result of a 50-foot fall.

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$1,200,000 settlement for an ironworker who suffered derangement to his knee

$1,200,000 settlement for an ironworker who suffered derangement to his knee when he slipped on Visqueen improperly stored on the construction site.

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$800,000 verdict for an ironworker who sustained a back injury lifting a piece of steel at the jobsite

$800,000 verdict for an ironworker who sustained a back injury lifting a piece of steel at the jobsite; the offer prior to the jury trial was only $15,000.

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$900,000 settlement for a carpenter who suffered a fractured elbow when he fell 18 feet through a duct opening in the deck

$900,000 settlement for a carpenter who suffered a fractured elbow when he fell 18 feet through a duct opening in the deck.

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$1,000,000 settlement for an ironworker after convincing the Appellate Court

$1,000,000 settlement for an ironworker after convincing the Appellate Court to reverse the trial court’s previous dismissal of the case.

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$1,000,000 settlement for a sprinkler fitter injured when he fell due to a defective ladder step

$1,000,000 settlement for a sprinkler fitter injured when he fell due to a defective ladder step.

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$1,050,000 settlement for a sprinkler fitter who injured his knee when he fell

$1,050,000 settlement for a sprinkler fitter who injured his knee when he fell from a ladder as a result of an electric shock suffered due to the failure to cap a wire.

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$1,100,000 settlement for a roofer, in Lake County, who fell while installing jack ties

$1,100,000 settlement for a roofer, in Lake County, who fell while installing jack ties.

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$1,100,000 settlement for an ironworker who received a fractured ankle

$1,100,000 settlement for an ironworker who received a fractured ankle when a beam stored on uneven ground rolled onto the worker.

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$1,115,000 for a Will County ironworker who sustained a back injury while removing decking sheets

$1,115,000 for a Will County ironworker who sustained a back injury while removing decking sheets.

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$1,200,000 settlement for a mason receiving a spinal injury when a masonry wall collapsed

$1,200,000 settlement for a mason receiving a spinal injury when a masonry wall collapsed.

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$600,421 Jury verdict for a drywaller who was injured when he tripped and fell in a house under construction

$600,421 Jury verdict for a drywaller who was injured when he tripped and fell in a house under construction. There was no offer prior to trial.

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$1,200,000 settlement for an ironworker who slipped on conduit

$1,200,000 settlement for an ironworker who slipped on conduit that was not properly secured to the deck.

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$1,250,000 settlement for a bricklayer who suffered neck injuries when he was struck by a stack pipe left unsecured

$1,250,000 settlement for a bricklayer who suffered neck injuries when he was struck by a stack pipe left unsecured.

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$1,250,000 verdict in favor of an ironworker who fell over a steel beam due to the crowded and unsafe condition of the work area

$1,250,000 verdict in favor of an ironworker who fell over a steel beam due to the crowded and unsafe condition of the work area.

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$1,300,000 settlement for a carpenter who fractured an elbow when he fell through a roof opening at a construction site

$1,300,000 settlement for a carpenter who fractured an elbow when he fell through a roof opening at a construction site.

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$1,350,000 settlement for an ironworker who tripped in a hole which had not been properly backfilled

$1,350,000 settlement for an ironworker who tripped in a hole which had not been properly backfilled.

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$1,364,000 verdict for an ironworker who injured his knee and aggravated a pre-existing arthritic condition

$1,364,000 verdict for an ironworker who injured his knee and aggravated a pre-existing arthritic condition when he tripped over the lower gate of a construction hoist at a building in downtown Chicago.

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$1,400,000 verdict for a Joliet ironworker who was injured as he jumped to avoid being crushed

$1,400,000 verdict for a Joliet ironworker who was injured as he jumped to avoid being crushed when a truss tipped and fell off a truck; he suffered a herniated disc in the lumbar region of his back.

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$1,468,750 settlement for an ironworker who fell 8 feet and suffered bi-lateral wrist fractures that aggravated pre-existing arthritis

$1,468,750 settlement for an ironworker who fell 8 feet and suffered bi-lateral wrist fractures that aggravated pre-existing arthritis.

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$1,468,750 settlement for an ironworker who fell 8 feet and suffered bi-lateral wrist fractures that aggravated pre-existing arthritis

$1,468,750 settlement for an ironworker who fell 8 feet and suffered bi-lateral wrist fractures that aggravated pre-existing arthritis.

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