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Plaintiff fell from platform while attempting to extinguish fire – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 56-year-old heavy equipment operator. He had approximately 30 years of experience operating large bulldozers. On the night of the incident, plaintiff was pushing shot at a coal mine with a Caterpillar D10T bulldozer, when the bulldozer caught fire. Plaintiff trammed the machine to a level area and turned it off. Plaintiff went ...