Tripped-Up: Wal-Mart Pays more than $7M to Construction Worker

Most of us have tripped and fallen in our lives. Thankfully, most of the time, the result is just a bruised ego — or perhaps a real bruise or two. However, a trip on a construction site can be catastrophic, as this union sprinkler fitter discovered while helping to build a Wal-Mart store. Although he is mostly confined to a wheelchair these days, the Healy Scanlon Law Firm was able to win 7,217,664.71 for him from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.