Workplace Personal Injury Settlement
A union mechanic working at the Sunoco Marcus Hook refinery located in Delaware County suffered a workplace injury when he was exposed to contaminated steam exposure A lawsuit was filed in Philadelphia County. The mechanic suffered brain damage as a result of breathing in steam that contained hundreds of hydrocarbons. Sunoco admitted that its negligence was the cause of the steam contamination. The mechanic continues to suffer from axonal sensorimotor polyneuropathy. He also has noticeable tremors, speech problems, and brain damage as well other serious and permanent injuries. He was not able to return to work and was rendered completely disabled. His settlement of $1,000,000 will permit him to move forward and not have to worry about working or payment of future medical treatment.