Engineering Co. Worker's $3.3M Injury Award Cut To $600K

Law360 (December 13, 2018, 2:04 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge cut down a $3.3 million award by a jury to a woman whose hands were mangled by an R.T. Engineering Corp. wire bundling machine, downgrading it to $608,744.

U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis did not elaborate on his reasons for reducing the award to Cheri M. Conklin in the order signed Tuesday. The jury last Friday found in Conklin’s favor, deciding that R.T. Engineering was 18 percent responsible for her injury, while her employer, Carlisle Interconnect Technologies, was 77 percent responsible. 

The jury found that while the 22042 Wrap Line Power Feeder Big Blue Five Head,...

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