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Date: 10-10-2002

Case Style: Gary Forde v. Geo. A. Martin Company

Case Number: Unknown

Judge: Isabel Gomez

Court: Circuit Court, Hennepin County, Minnesota

Plaintiff's Attorney: John Sheehy of Meshbesher & Spencer, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Defendant's Attorney: Unknown

Description: Plaintiff, age 35, sued California-based Geo. M. Martin Co. after he suffered permanent brain damage when his head became lodged in a box stacker at work in Shakopee. Plaintiff claimed that Defendant should have equipped the machine with a safety device the company has used in Europe for almost 10 years. Plaintiff claimed that the box stacker was defective and unreasonably danagerous in that it did not have a safety device.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict for $35.5 million.

Plaintiff's Experts: Unavailable

Defendant's Experts: Unavailable

Comments: None

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