Third Party Liability Bodily Injury

Background:
A port worker was injured when a part of the cargo fell on him while opening a container for de-stuffing in USA

Liability:
A claim was made for USD 1 million for bodily injury and mental trauma. Ultimately settled for appx. USD 150,000

Conclusion:
Improper stowage can lead to claims from third parties
Claims in USA are generally very expensive