JACKSON COUNTY JURY AWARDS $900,000 TO INDEPENDENCE MAN
A $900,000.00 verdict was awarded to an Independence man in Independence, Missouri, July 14, 2016. The 52-year old Plaintiff was injured at work when he fell approximately three and a half feet off the ledge of a loading dock, fracturing his left heel. His extensive injuries necessitated two surgeries including a fusion. Although the fall occurred at the Plaintiff’s place of employment, the defendant at trial was the owner of the property, a third-party company. NE Distribution Center. The defendant had offered nothing pre-trial. Brianne Thomas, Mark Parrish and Jason Iezzi tried the case for the Plaintiff and could not be happier with the jury’s verdict!