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SPBMCC Partner Liza Milgrim Secures $1.25 Million for a Project Engineer

June 23, 2022 in

On June 1, 2022, SPBMCC Partner Liza Milgrim secured a $1.25 million settlement for a project engineer who fell 20 feet from a ship ladder and suffered a fracture that required two surgeries.

 

22-Year-Old Man Suffers Fracture After Falling From Ship Ladder 

 

The plaintiff, while trying to close a hatch door as he descended a ship ladder fell approximately 20 feet and suffered a comminuted calcaneus fracture.  He underwent open reduction internal fixation surgery to repair the fracture and a second surgery to remove most of the hardware.  As the plaintiff continued to work remotely, there was no lost earnings claim. 

 

Partner Liza Milgrim Secures $1.25 Million Settlement for Plaintiff’s Injuries 

 

SPBMCC Partner Liza Milgrim represented the plaintiff in this case and argued that the defendant was negligent in constructing the hatch door that was missing handles or ropes to close the door.  The case was settled for $1.25 million. 

 

Learn More About Firm Partner Liza Milgrim 

 

Liza Milgrim handles some of Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C.’s most challenging cases and has won her client’s maximum financial compensation for their injuries. Her work has resulted in several, multi-million dollar settlements in various areas, including premises liability, construction site accidents and motor vehicle negligence. To learn more about firm partner Liza Milgrim, click here.

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