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Practice Area: Construction Litigation

Summary Judgment Granted for Refinery in Laborer’s Injury Claim from 3,400 lb. Plate

Ed Ruff and Rick Kenyon prevailed on a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major oil refinery owner. The case was litigated for years in Texas, dismissed, and refiled in Illinois. Plaintiff suffered serious physical, cognitive and psychological injuries when a 3,400-pound transfer plate fell and struck him during a crane lift on a turnaround project …

September 2017 | Firm News

Summary Judgment for Construction Contractor

On September 21, 2015, eight days before a trial was to begin, Jim LaBarge obtained a judgment on behalf of his client, White General Contracting, Inc., in a case involving premises liability and construction negligence. One of the Defendants, the court-appointed Receiver of a building, was ordered to erect a pedestrian canopy around a building in 2010 …

September 2015 | Firm News