Escobar v. Connecticut Light and Power et al v. GK Building Supply: Product liability. Settlement during trial, Federal District Court, Southern District. Plaintiff, employee of firm client employer, contacted overhead power lines while operating defendants boom truck to make delivery of building materials, sustaining severe electrical burns. Defendant boom manufacturers settled for $4.5 Million. Firm client employer paid no "fresh money", and recovered entire WC $260,000. net lien and set-off future WC payments completely.