Industrial Injury Case Results
Griggs v. West-Pac Industries and Tools Exchange Verdict: $58 million
Christine Spagnoli was an integral member of the trial team which obtained a verdict for a male worker who suffered severe burn injuries caused by a defective O-ring. Largest single plaintiff's personal injury
verdict in California. Jury also awarded a record $48 million in non-economic compensatory damages.
Castillo v. Quality Shoring and Scaffold, Inc. (lead case) Combined Verdict and Settlements: $78 Million
Twelve plaintiffs filed suit for an October 2001 roof collapse construction accident. In that accident, some clients plunged 6-stories into a tank filled with rebar, metal and wet concrete, while others were left clinging to rebar, suspended 50 feet above the ground until they were rescued.
McGee v. The City of Alameda Settlement $25 million
Construction worker hit an underground energized electrical line while using a drill at a construction site, causing him severe electrical injuries that resulted in third degree burns
to over 20 percent of his body, limb amputations and brain damage.