Category: Workers Compensation

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Construction workers lift heavy rebar at a construction site
Workplace Injury Liability Beyond a Worker’s Compensation Claim: What Injured Workers Need to Know
July 11, 2024

When workers suffer injuries on the job that require medical care, their first instinct is typically to submit a worker’s compensation claim. However, injured workers have multiple legal options to explore.

Yarborough Applegate Wins $15.75 Million for Injured Worker in Louisiana Scaffold-Fall Case
December 5, 2022

This hard-earned outcome highlights our firm’s commitment to the rights of immigrant workers who are injured at the hands of negligent employers and third parties.

Attorneys David Yarborough (on left) and Perry Buckner (on right), who recently secured a $10 million settlement for the estate of a worker killed at Holcim concrete plant in Holly Hill, South Carolina
Yarborough Applegate Secures Landmark $20 Million Settlement for Estate of Worker Killed at Concrete Plant
August 9, 2022

After a North Charleston man was killed when he fell approximately 60 feet from an elevator he was working on at Holcim cement plant in Holly Hill, South Carolina, Yarborough Applegate attorneys helped his estate settle wrongful death and negligence claims for $20 million.  

$1 Million Settlement Reached for Mechanic Injured by Machinery at Work
January 8, 2020

A mechanic at a Pee Dee region manufacturing plant lost his fingers after a press machine crushed and burned his hand while he was attempting to find an air leak.

VC Summer Nuclear Plant
Yarborough Applegate Files Class Action for Laid Off VC Summer Nuclear Station Workers
September 27, 2017

Following major layoffs at the VC Summer Nuclear Station in late July, Yarborough Applegate is reviewing claims and seeking compensation for hundreds of employees that were not given proper notice by SCE&G and its contractor, Fluor Corporation, before losing their jobs. The news of the layoffs reached workers after SCE&G and Santee Cooper announced that […]

Yarborough Applegate Verdict One of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2014
April 17, 2015

Yarborough Applegate’s $35,940,545 verdict against Pepco in Montgomery Co., Maryland Circuit Court for their client Hugo Hernandez is one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2014, according to VerdictSearch, the leading provider of verdict and settlement research. The Hernandez verdict is ranked 58 on the VerdictSearch’s Top 100 list. The $35,940,545 verdict against Pepco in Montgomery Co., […]

Yarborough Applegate Secures $35.9 Million Verdict For Paralyzed Construction Worker
December 17, 2014

Yarborough Applegate recently achieved a $35,940,545 verdict against Pepco in Montgomery Co., Maryland Circuit Court, for their client Hugo Hernandez, paralyzed at a Pepco substation on May 6, 2013. The jury awarded our client $869,211 in past medical bills, $45,095 in past wages, $1,080,050 in future wages, $18,946,400 in future medical expenses and $15,000,000 in non-economic […]

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