Trial Victory: Subrogation Claim

Hired to defend one of the country’s largest general contractors in a wrongful death case. Decedent fell to his death when scaffolding on the ninth floor of a hotel under construction ripped away from the building. Result: The case settled for $4 million, of which client paid only $100,000. A subsequent subrogation action was initiated against one of the client’s subcontractors, recovering the $100,000 settlement payment, plus attorneys’ fees, for a total recovery of over $325,000.

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