Slip and Fall

Represented gas industry worker who fell on ice in the winter in the evening at a well site on State Park land in Clinton County, PA. suffering a compound ankle fracture requiring internal fixation with screws in a claim Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and Precision Drilling Corporation. Both companies denied liability contending they were not responsible for the icy condition and that Plaintiff’s claim was barred by his contributory negligence. A Lawsuit was filed in Federal Court and after discovery was concluded the case settled for $300,000. Also represented Client in the related workers compensation claim which was eventually resolved for a lump sum payment of $300,000, bringing the total compensation paid on the claim to $600,000.