Client was operating a crushing machine that shredded, destroyed, and sorted large pieces of metal, such as automobiles. While at work, the client was directed to enter the area where the machine was shredding to perform work. There was inadequate safety equipment installed on the machine. The client's work clothes got caught in a piece of metal and his leg was pulled into the shredding machine. As a result of this accident, the client's leg was torn away from his body at the hip. The matter was settled for several hundred thousand dollars. Additional damages was awarded for safety violations and compensation for loss of the limb.