$505,000 SETTLEMENT- DESIGN DEFECT ON MAINTENANCE PLATFORM

The plaintiff was an electrical contractor repairing lights in a high ceiling by use of a maintenance platform placed on a forklift. The maintenance platform moved off the forklift blades, causing the contractor to fall, injuring the contractor. We contended there was a failure to warn about the placement of the forklift blades and there was a design defect in the platform. The plaintiff suffered a cerebral concussion and orbital rim facial fractures.