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Put Your Accident Behind You

Amount: $598,000
Court: Cuyahoga County Common Pleas
Plaintiff's Counsel: David M. Paris

General Contractor Pays Family $598,000 in Construction Site Accident

Decedent was an ironworker foreman employed by Tri-State Steel, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Engineering, the general contractor reconstructing the Main Avenue Bridge. National’s superintendent and Tri-State’s carpenter foreman allegedly provided detailed instructions to decedent as to the manner and method of lowering certain deck pans. Defendants claimed decedent ignored explicit instructions, resulting in his falling to his death. Plaintiff alleged that Defendants provided decedent with unsafe instructions and then conspired to cover up those instructions and fabricate a new set of safe instructions.

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