April 9, 2009
Milan Patrick v. Panco Properties, Victory Holdings, Joseph Panico, Cathy M. Panico, Genco Land & Development, Joseph Panico and Antonio Colasante
PA Timothy Manchin; Judge N/A
* Hired as an independent contractor by the defendants to perform work on their rental properties, Milan Patrick was operating a model # 1995 Genie S40 S4/4WD manlift. The manlift had a modified operating system and Patrick claimed its safety warning system was not in proper operating condition. Patrick was in the basket with the boom fully extended installing soffit, when the manlift toppled over pinning Patrick between the lift basket and a parked car. Patrick suffered a right open tibia and fibula fracture, left open tibia and fibula fracture, and a right hand multiple superficial abrasion. Patrick is seeking judgment for punitive damages, pre and post judgment interest, medical expenses, and attorney fees and costs.
Case number: 09-C-254