*$2.5 Million Settlement for Recycling Plant Worker’s Arm & Hand Injury – A recycling plant worker’s left forearm & hand were amputated by shredder machine that did not have a guard. While the worker attempted to clear a paper jam from the output end, the machine grabbed the worker’s glove, pulling his entire arm into the shredder machine. Galfand Berger personal injury attorney Richard M. Jurewicz, Esquire settled the case for $2.5 million.
* $2.25 Million Jury Verdict for Factory Worker’s Hand Injury – A worker in a pet food factory suffered a near amputation of his left hand when it was caught in the unguarded hopper door of a mixing machine. The case, handled by Galfand Berger products liability attorney Richard M. Jurewicz, Esquire resulted in a verdict of $2.25 million.
* $1.475 Million Recovery for Conveyor Belt Injury – A 36-year-old maintenance mechanic for Tasty Baking Company, was working in the Philadelphia factory when he noticed that one of the belts on a transfer conveyor was out of alignment. He reached beneath the machine to feel the tension on the belts and stuck his right hand into the conveyor belt’s drive shaft gearing, causing fracture injuries to his wrist. The parties agreed to a settlement of $1,475,000. The case was handled by Richard M. Jurewicz, Esquire.
* $975,000 Recovery for a Machine Injury – A machinery operator sustained crushing injuries to his right hand when it was caught in an unsafely guarded industrial paper-rewinding machine.
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