Jesus Valdez

On or about January 3, 2005, decedent was employed by Defendant Dallas Waste Disposal & Recycling, Inc. d.b.a Dallas Recycling. While in the course and scope of his employment on said date, decedent was crushed when a co-worker began backing up a forklift causing Decedent to be crushed between the forklift and a dump truck.

According to the Plaintiffs’ information and belief, the forklift was being operated by one or more employees and/or authorized agents of Defendant Dallas Waste Disposal & Recycling, Inc. d.b.a Dallas Recycling. Decedents’ supervisor(s) who were also Defendants’ employees and/or authorized agents, instructed decedent to work in that area even though decedent’s supervisor(s) knew or reasonably should have known that the area with the forklift and dump truck was an unreasonably dangerous work-place.

$500,000

Net to client: $250,000