EDS accepts 90% liability in case that left operator brain damaged.
A machine operator has won a multimillion-pound settlement after a work injury left him with brain damage.
Christopher Kaye, 57, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, will receive a lump sum of £1.75 million, plus annual payments of £135,000 for life, his legal team said.
Mr Kaye was working on a construction site in Sheffield for a demolition company when he was hit in the face by machinery in October 2008.
His employer Euro Dismantling Services Ltd has accepted 90% liability.
Mr Kaye’s legal team said the damages package was likely to reach £4.2m based on a life expectancy of 20 years.
He was changing the grapple attachment on an excavator when a metal bar sprang out and hit him in the face, knocking him to the ground.
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