$13,000,000 – Negligent Highway Maintenance
A bicyclist hit a pavement edged drop off (a difference in height and elevation between the pavement and shoulder). His tire dropped into broken pavement and was permanently injured.
$579,000 – Storm Grate Causes Bicyclist to Fall
A bicyclist fell after riding over a storm grate drain on the southbound shoulder. Her fall sent her and her bicycle onto the vehicular travel lane where she was run over by a tractor trailer.
$493,000 – Fall from House Roof
A contractor working on a residential subdivision fell off a roof.
$233,000 – Fall from Commercial Roof
A laborer was tearing up asbestos-containing built-up roofing material. He was electrocuted then catapulted 9 1/2 feet off the roof.
$97,000 – Fall from Step Ladder
A worker was injured when he fell from the fourth step of an unsecured eight-foot stepladder while installing steel tubing along the basement ceiling at a paper mill owned by defendants.
$88,000 – Fall from Extension Ladder
A painter was injured in a work-related accident when the extension ladder upon which he was standing kicked out from underneath him.