May 2013

Our client was a 56 year old male who worked for over an hour repairing an outside¬†ventilation system on an extremely cold day. The worker came inside and took a hot shower. Shortly thereafter he collapsed and died of a heart attack. The autopsy report listed the immediate cause of death as a myocardial infarction […]

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Our client was a 24 year old female who was operating a punch press which “double tripped” resulting in an amputation of her right hand.The press had a history of irregular cycles.The employer improperly adjusted the pull-back safety devices so that the employee’s hand was not sufficiently withdrawn from the moving upper die which directly […]

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