A Bronx jury awarded John Doe over $12 million for an accident on a construction site.
Leon G. was working when a piece of scaffold weighing 35 pounds fell, striking Leon G. in the lower back. Leon G. suffered a herniated disc requiring surgical removal of a portion of the disc and permanent nerve damage. Leon G. is unable to return to work and is in constant pain.
The jury found defendants liable for Leon G.’s pain and suffering as well as his lost wages and benefits in the amount of $12,561,772.