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$7.65 Million | Product Liability

$7.65 Million – A salesperson was demonstrating a piece of construction equipment known as a man lift to a potential client. The man lift platform collapsed due to corrosion and deterioration of a critical connection that was necessary to maintain the platform in a level position, and the plaintiff was thrown some 30 feet to the ground. It was alleged that the plaintiff failed to provide a lanyard or other fall protection to his client. The plaintiff suffered acute and permanent injuries to his ankle and lower back.