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Injured elevator technician settles lawsuit for $2 million

November 7, 2018

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — An elevator technician who was injured while working on a six-story building in New Jersey has settled his lawsuit against the building’s owner for more than $2 million.

Lawyers for Brett Riccio tell NJ.com the settlement was reached late last month.

Riccio was injured in 2014 when he stepped onto a metal grating on the roof of the building in Clinton that his lawyers said wasn’t properly secured. The grating came off its support, and Riccio hyper-extended his shoulders and sprained his knee while trying to save himself.

The firm says Riccio had surgery to repair his injuries and can no longer do his job.


Information from: NJ.com, http://www.nj.com

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