A 59 year old Massachusetts resident working for a Massachusetts construction company was injured on a job site in Rhode Island because of the negligence of the general contractor. His injury consisted of slipping and falling on debris that was negligently left on the site and not cleaned up, and that was the responsibility of the general contractor.
The 59 year old man sustained a ruptured quadricep tendon that required surgery. He was out of work for nine weeks, paid Workers' Compensation benefits while out of work, and Workers' Compensation paid his medical bills. Karns & Kerrison settled his third-party case against the general contractor in the amount of $128,000.00 after suit was filed and the case went to arbitration.