43 year old male employed by Metra as a night engine watchman suffered an internal derangement injury to his left knee when he stepped in a 6 inch to 8 inch hole in the ballast between the rails. Plaintiff suffered medial and lateral meniscus tears, chondral damage, and peroneal nerve injury, requiring arthroscopic repair surgery.
Verdict $452,584 after 25% off $603,446 ($400,000 pain and suffering; $150,000 loss of normal life, $45,000 increased risk of future foot drop, $8,446 past wage loss)
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Category: Workers Compensation/Work Injuries