A King county jury awarded a former crane operator, Warren Yeakey, $1.45 million for injures he allegedly suffered due to the collapse of a construction crane in Bellevue, Washington. Due to the collapse, Mr. Yeakey was found to be 100 percent disabled by the Department of Labor & Industries. However, evidence also indicated that Mr. Yeakey returned to light-duty status at work after the collapse.
- Jury awards crane operator $1.45 million in deadly Bellevue collapse (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- Jury awards $1.45M in Bellevue crane collapse case (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
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