A Philadelphia jury has awarded $3.5 million to a single 28-year-old woman with no children who claimed a March 2003 workplace injury to her left leg was caused by the poor design of the standup forklift she was operating at the time.

In Dolceamore v. Crown Equipment Corp., Cora Dolceamore, an assistant manager at a BJ’s Wholesale Club in Langhorne at the time of the accident, claimed she would not have been injured had the Crown-manufactured forklift’s operator’s booth featured a protective door.

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