Gorayeb & Associates won a $15 million settlement involving a 63-year-old construction worker who fell from a scaffold due to the property owner’s negligence in providing him with safety equipment and protection.
Gorayeb & Associates Deffends the Victims in Scaffolding Accident Cases
The client is an Ecuadorian immigrant residing in Queens. At the time of the accident, he was standing on a scaffold approximately 8 feet above the ground painting the walls of a basement in Brooklyn. Suddenly, the scaffold collapsed, causing the worker to fall to the ground.
The worker suffered severe injuries that required multiple surgeries and continued medical treatment for the rest of his life. “Los Abogados del Pueblo” obtained justice for the client with a $15 million settlement.