On 6/19/2003, $1,400,000 settlement with waiver of $25,000 worker’s compensation lien after selection of a jury on a damages only trial for a 28-year-old undocumented immigrant construction worker who fell from a building sustaining a fractured hip necessitating open reduction internal fixation with the insertion of an intramedullary rod. Plaintiff refused to have the rod removed despite approval from the workers’ compensation carrier. Partial Summary Judgment on liability under Labor Law §240(1) had previously been granted on motion.