Jury Awards an $8.3 Million Verdict; However, Indiana Law Cuts Award in Half
A Cook County, Illinois, bricklayer suffered numerous injuries, including a fractured heel, in a construction accident. John Mazzorana, 38, sued Emil Perrotta Co. for leaving an unsupported walking plank on a scaffold, leading to his serious injuries. When Mazzorana stepped on the plank, he fell 30 feet. As a result, he can no longer work as a bricklayer.