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J. A55010/00

�1 This is an appeal from a judgment following a jury verdict in favor of Appellee-defendant. On appeal Appellant claims the verdict was against the weight of the evidence, that the verdict was rendered a nullity due to the absence of a juror, and that the court erred in two evidentiary rulings precluding the entry of certain evidence. We affirm.

�2 Appellant brought this action seeking to recover for injuries he allegedly sustained as a result of an incident at his workplace. Appellant, as part of his job responsibilities, entered a loading area to inspect steel material. At the same time, Appellee’s employee, Robert Pisano, was in the process of securing a load of steel on a flat bed trailer. In an effort to secure the load, Pisano placed chains around the load and tightened them using a lever binder. In this instance Pisano used a pipe, referred to as a binder pipe, to aid in providing leverage. The pipe flew out of Pisano’s hand and hit Appellant on the side of his face and on his hard hat. Appellant claimed numerous injuries related to this event including cognitive injuries, headaches, olfactory-smelling experiences associated with temporal lobe epilepsy, vertigo, tinnitus, cervical and back injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, depression, fatigue and traumatic seizures.

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