Estate of Felix Coronado and Maria Palacios de Coronado vs. PJ Trailers, Seminole Management Co., LLC; Paris Plastics Management, LLC


Net to client: $588,462

On April 15, 2006, plaintiffs’ decedent Felix Coronado, 19, a weld scrapper was working for Paris Plastics Management, LLC in Paris. A coworker was operating a forklift for only the second time, and Coronado was sitting on the forklift fender and holding the side of the forklift as it was moving. The coworker drove off a ramp, and the forklift flipped, landing on top of Coronado and crushing him to death. The case settled with the defendants tendering $1 million (policy limits) after receiving a Stowers Demand.