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June 6, 2012

A jury in San Bernardino Superior Court has awarded a contractor $2.5 million in a product liability lawsuit against tool manufacturer Hitachi.

Martin Oliver, a journeyman carpenter with 40 years of experience, was severely injured when the nail gun he was using, a Hitachi NR83A, discharged a nail into his head, penetrating his brain and leaving him permanently disabled.