Road Defect – A road construction company and a paver failed to adequately mark a raised median which was a known hazard. The failures included several violations of DOT regulations. During the litigation, plaintiffs were able to identify six similar accidents in a span of 24 hours on a rainy day. Several individuals were injured including a compression
fracture of the lumbar spine. The cases were resolved at mediation prior to trial for a confidential settlement amount.
Recovery for a man who lost half of his foot due to a defective bucket locking device on a front end loader.
*Settlement amounts reached through mediation are confidential. Amounts awarded through trial are public record.*