Connell Foley Partner Jeffrey O'Hara was featured in a Daily Report article profiling a Georgia case involving an injury at a construction site. The "hotly contested" case, which began in 2018, involved a 17-year-old man who lost his foot after being hit by a concrete truck and featured the imposition of sanctions against the previous defense team, including the barring of a contributory negligence defense. The case concluded when the defendants agreed to a $14 million settlement for the plaintiff's claims.
Edward Piasta, attorney for the defendants, praised O'Hara for helping resolve the complex case. “Jay and Jeff worked professionally to bring this hard-fought case to an amicable conclusion and were not responsible for the issues underlying the sanctions orders. They’re complete class acts who entered the case late to solve problems they did not create,” he said.
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