On 11/17/2003 during trial, settlement of $850,000 plus waiver of entire $120,000 workers’ compensation lien for this 34-year-old union taper who fell from a scaffold sustaining a comminuted fracture of his non-dominated humerus, requiring open reduction internal fixation and herniated disc of L4-5 with thecal-sac compression requiring a laminectomy. Back injury was undiagnosed until after a subsequent accident, which defendants claimed was unrelated.