Illinois construction accident attorneys recover $6.74 million jury verdict in negligence claim against Archer Daniels Midland.
Illinois construction accident lawyers alert-Decatur, Illinois Archer Daniels Midland Company loses construction accident death case.
Decatur, IL–An Illinois jury returned a $6.74 million verdict to the family of a man killed in a construction accident while working at one of Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) facilities in Decatur, Illinois. As reported by nbc news affiliate KWQC 6, Francisco Moreno Garcia, a 26 year-old man who worked for a St. Louis company that was insulating pipes in March of 2007 at one of ADM’s Decatur facilities died after he was injured in an accident.
Archer Daniel Midland Company is a conglomerate based in Decatur, Illinois and operates over 270 plants worldwide processing grains and oilseeds. The processed cereal grains and oilseeds are used to make food, beverage, nutraceutical, industrial and animal feeds all over the world according to Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org. A processing machine at the ADM facility where Garcia was working on that fateful day malfunctioned and sprayed him with steam and hot liquid. The Illinois jury returned the verdict on Friday, September 11, 2009 to the parents and siblings of Garcia. Garcia died the day after he suffered burns over 90 percent of his body from the malfunctioning equipment at ADM.
Illinois construction accident information by legal news reporter Heather L. Ryan.
Heather L. Ryan, R.N., C.L.N.C- Heather Ryan is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant with 15 years of experience in the health care industry. Her expertise in reviewing medical records and assisting lawyers with the determination as to whether legal action should be taken provides an invaluable asset to the newsroom. Medical-malpractice, products liability, personal injury and workers’ compensation are some of the recent areas of litigation Ms. Ryan has focused her efforts on. A member of the Florida Justice Association, Heather maintains a long list of certifications and credentials to support her areas of expertise and stays up-to-date with her clinical knowledge working as an emergency room/trauma nurse, at a Level 1, Adult/Pediatric trauma and teaching institution in South Florida.