July 2019. Client injured lower back at work while working on a tug boat. Company disputes client's account of the accident; however, our attorney obtains statement from the vessel's captain that corroborates client's account of the accident. A substantial surgery is recommended by client's choice of physican; however, client chooses to proceed with less invasive measures because of inherent risks. Client receives $812,500.00 in general damages plus maintenance and cure benefits for nearly two years.
Practice area(s): Admiralty / Maritime