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NY: $12.5M Verdict for Construction Worker Injured in 2006 New York Accident
Posted on 4 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

23 year-old union laborer suffered serious back injuries and nerve damage when scaffolding fell on top of him at scene of midtown Manhattan construction project NEW YORK, NY - Seth Harris , partner in the New York City-based litigation firm of Burns... Read More

NV: Legislative Subcommittee Agrees on Workplace Safety Proposals
Posted on 8 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

CARSON CITY, NV - The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a legislative subcommittee on Monday agreed on proposals to increase penalties and make it easier to cite employers for workplace safety violations, this after a recent report by the U.S. Department... Read More

CT: Jury Awards $1.3M to Former Pfizer Scientist
Posted on 2 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

HARTFORD, CT - The Hartford Courant reports that a jury has awarded $1.3 million to Becky McClain, a former Pfizer scientist who claimed she was paralyzed by a virus designed at the pharmaceutical company's Groton laboratory. The jury deliberated... Read More

TX: Houston Maritime Firm Obtains $14 Million Settlement for Injured Barge Worker
Posted on 25 May 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

Houston maritime law firm conducted extensive depositions and produced a "day in the life" video on behalf of a worker with head, back and traumatic brain injuries HOUSTON, TX -- A former barge worker has obtained a $14 million settlement... Read More