$180,000 Product Liability – Hand injury due to defective machine
Amount of Settlement: $180,000
Plaintiffs’ Attorney: Marc L. Breakstone
Court: Boston, Massachusetts
Details of the Case
Hand Injury Due to Defective Machine. When the plaintiff was working as a temporary employee at a factory owned by the defendant, his hand was pulled into a labeling machine. The machine’s safety guard had been negligently removed. The machine caused a large open wound in the plaintiff’s right palm and multiple fractures resulting in a large scar, reduced grip strength, and significant cosmetic deformity.