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Worker paralyzed in tree-trimming fall earns $1.1M workers’ compensation settlement

A Mexican landscaper who was paralyzed 14 years ago after falling from a ladder while trimming trees at a Ladue home settled a state workers’ compensation claim for more than $1.1 million. Jose Angel Valdez Garcia, who was 36 at the time, had received an agricultural worker’s visa and been in the United States for just ...