November 2, 2007
A woman has been awarded a $900,000 settlement in a Milford workers' compensation lawsuit against Cracker Barrel, reported the Connecticut-Post. The woman was injured in 1999 while working at the restaurant. The suit claimed she tripped on broken floor tiles while carrying dishes through the kitchen and hurt seriously hurt her back and spine in the fall.
The Connecticut workers' compensation suit describes how the woman now has to rely on a wheelchair to get around, has had to remodel her home in several ways to accommodate the disability, and is currently unemployed.