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Chicago man settles elevator shaft injury for $2.7 million

A Chicago man who fell two stories while working in an open elevator shaft recently settled his personal injury case for $2.7 million. The man was working in an elevator shaft was open to birds, and he fell when he was distracted by a bird that flew at him. As a result of the workplace injury, the man suffered a fractured leg and ankle. The case was settled in mediation.