Category Archives: Slip and Fall

Slip Results In Lawsuit Against Starbucks

Slip Results In Lawsuit Against Starbucks

https://www.journal-topics.com/business/article_4f2f4514-4bb7-11e7-a231-9bb1b04e11e1.htmlBambulas on May 11, 2017 filed the lawsuit against Starbucks, an unnamed Starbucks employee, ABM Industry Groups and three of the company’s subsidiaries, who provide janitorial services for the mall, as well as the Macerich Company, which leased …

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New Orleans woman seeking damages from building owner for a slip and fall

https://louisianarecord.com/stories/511121036-new-orleans-woman-seeking-damages-from-building-owner-for-a-slip-and-fallA New Orleans woman is seeking damages for negligence in a slip and fall.

Ashley Morris filed a lawsuit May 23 against GCHP-Esplanade LLC in Orleans Parish Civil District Court alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, the …

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How to fall to your death and live to tell the tale

https://www.cnn.com/2017/06/07/health/falling-death-survival-partner/index.htmlER budgets, fall-related injuries often lead to expensive personal injury claims. In one case in an Irish supermarket, a woman was awarded 1.4 million euros compensation when she slipped on grapes inside the store.

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Justices Tighten Rules on Where Companies Can Be Sued

https://www.courthousenews.com/justices-tighten-rules-companies-can-sued/The former BNSF fuel truck driver claimed he injured his knee in a slip-and-fall accident.

In a separate lawsuit filed in Montana state court in 2014, Kelli Tyrrel, of South Dakota, sued the railway alleging her late husband Brent developed a fatal …

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Jury awards former Tinker aircraft mechanic $12 million in negligence lawsuit

https://newsok.com/article/5550627On Friday, the property management company released a statement, saying, “The jury verdict for the slip and fall personal injury claim awarding both compensatory and punitive damages is totally unwarranted.

There were serious errors which occurred …

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Union Pacific conductor alleges injuries from slip and fall on car platform

https://setexasrecord.com/stories/511120430-union-pacific-conductor-alleges-injuries-from-slip-and-fall-on-car-platformA slippery substance on the platform of the car the plaintiff was working on caused him to fall unexpectedly and strike the ground.

As a result of the hazardous conditions created by Union Pacific, the plaintiff sustained serious and disabling …

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Slip and Fall Cases

https://www.courierjournal.net/columnists/ask_the_attorney/article_e228448a-3f58-11e7-9a05-c7a4edfa9e50.htmlI have always handled slip and fall cases. Lawyers call these “premises liability” cases.

We get a lot of calls and talk with potential clients about these cases but there are a lot more slip and falls than there are lawsuits.

Let me share with you how …

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Woman sues over slip on chip in Liffey Valley food court

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/courts/high-court/woman-sues-over-slip-on-chip-in-liffey-valley-food-court-1.3088132Under cross examination by Declan Buckley SC, for the cleaning company, Ms Misiunaite agreed she settled a claim against Lidl supermarkets for €10,000 after she sued in relation to a slip and fall in February 2013.

She agreed she had hurt the same knee …

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Does a Homeowner’s Insurance Policy Cover Lawsuit Defense When There Was No Physical Injury or Property

https://fortcollins.legalexaminer.com/property-owners-liability-slip-fall/does-a-homeowners-insurance-policy-cover-lawsuit-defense-when-there-was-no-physical-injury-or-property-damage/The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit decided this unique case in State Farm Fire v. Dawson, No. 16-6356 (10th Cir. 2017).

Charles Dawson (“Dawson”) was a math teacher at Wanette High School in Wanette, Oklahoma.

While a teacher …

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Woman seeking damages for slip and fall in New Orleans parking garage

https://louisianarecord.com/stories/511111940-woman-seeking-damages-for-slip-and-fall-in-new-orleans-parking-garageNEW ORLEANS
A Plaquemines Parish woman is seeking damages after she slipped and fell in a parking garage.

Dianne Alfonso filed a lawsuit April 24 against The Hanover Insurance Co. and Polydras (Louisiana LLC) in Orleans Parish Civil District Court …

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Columbia law clerk gets $750,000 settlement for bad fall on slippery court steps

https://www.thestate.com/news/local/crime/article150258567.htmlIn a lawsuit, Mohan had alleged that Crockett, the Maryland company in charge of maintaining the bankruptcy court building on Laurel Street, not only had removed slip-resistant foot safety strips from the interior stone steps, but its workers had …

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The Slippery Slope of Slip and Fall Lawsuits

Attorney in slip and fall case disagrees with appeals court’s decision to interview juror again

https://flarecord.com/stories/511108666-attorney-in-slip-and-fall-case-disagrees-with-appeals-court-s-decision-to-interview-juror-againDAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
The attorney for a Florida woman has emphasized that she disagrees with the 5th District Court of Appeal’s opinion in a negligence case.

The case in question is Westgate Pallace LLC v. Kristen Parr and Thomas Parr. Kristen Parr was at …

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Man alleges he was injured in slip and fall at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

https://flarecord.com/stories/511108219-man-alleges-he-was-injured-in-slip-and-fall-at-bj-s-restaurant-brewhouseAccording to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on April 12, 2013, he visited the defendants’ property and slipped on a liquid substance while walking to the restroom, which caused him to fall.

The plaintiff holds BJ’s Restaurants Inc. and …

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Baltimore City jury awards $2M in apartment slip and fall

A Baltimore jury awarded $2 million Thursday to a woman who slipped and fell at a senior living apartment complex and fractured her ankle and leg.

The injury occurred during a snowstorm in February 2014 and the owners of Park View at Ellicott City did …

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Kentucky SC again takes up case over slip and fall in Speedway parking lot, this time reverses appeals court

https://legalnewsline.com/stories/511107865-kentucky-sc-again-takes-up-case-over-slip-and-fall-in-speedway-parking-lot-this-time-reverses-appeals-courtFRANKFORT, KY
The Kentucky Supreme Court has reversed a decision by its state appeals court in a lawsuit over a woman’s fall in a depressed area of pavement in a Speedway parking lot.

The state’s high court, in a ruling published …

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What Can Cause You To Slip And Fall

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/cause-slip-fall-philadelphia-slip-122400010.htmlPHILADELPHIA, PA
Slips that cause serious injuries can happen just about anywhere for a number of reasons.

While they are more likely to happen outside in the winter because of snow and ice, a slip and fall can happen …

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Michigan Supreme Court reverses slip-and-fall decision

http://www.grbj.com/articles/87766-michigan-supreme-court-reverses-slip-and-fall-decisionLANSING, MICHIGAN
A traumatic fall in a dark, icy parking lot wasn’t enough to sway the Michigan Supreme Court.

The justices reversed last week a decision by the state appeals court and said the conditions should have been open and obvious to Marguerite …

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Mich. High Court kills lawsuit in icy slip-and-fall

https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/oakland-county/2017/04/18/slip-fall/100629028/Rochester Hills
A traumatic fall in a dark, icy parking lot wasn’t enough to sway the Michigan Supreme Court.

The justices last week reversed a decision by the state appeals court and said the conditions should have been “open and obvious” to …

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Judge Rejects Bid for More Time in Slip-and-Fall Case

https://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202783986810/Judge-Rejects-Bid-for-More-Time-in-SlipandFall-CaseDutchess County Supreme Court Justice Victor Grossman rejected the effort by one of the defendant’s counsel to vacate the plaintiff’s note of issue and certificate of readiness for trial.

The motion was joined by the other defendants and not opposed by …

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Shopping mall slip-and-fall case transferred to federal court in NJ

https://pennrecord.com/stories/511105504-shopping-mall-slip-and-fall-case-transferred-to-federal-court-in-new-jerseyRodoslogolu filed suit against the defendant on Jan. 11, in reference to a slip-and-fall accident which occurred on the defendant’s property on Feb. 12, 2015.

The plaintiff believed in good faith the defendant was based in Philadelphia, hence the …

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Slip and fall against Buffalo Wild Wings ends with $112K verdict

Slip & fall versus Buffalo Wild Wings ends with $112K verdict, jury awards no damages for declared …
BEAUMONT – While a jury discovered Buffalo Wild Wings irresponsible for injuries suffered by a former waitress who slipped on a freshly mopped kitchen floor, …

Discovery proof persuades attorney to withdraw from sidewalk fall lawsuit
Blackmon was strolling with a friend and her pal’s daughter along the defendants’ sidewalk, when she was triggered to slip and fall after she …
Victim Will Look for $30M In Damages From City
A man injured in the Tribeca crane collapse in early February that left one person dead and a number of injured is taking legal action against the city for$30 million

Walmart shopper alleges store, two suppliers negligent in slip-and-fall accident

Walmart buyer declares shop, 2 suppliers irresponsible in slip-and-fall accident
CHARLESTON– A Kanawha County guy is suing Walmart, PepsiCo and Frito-Lay after an in-store display screen of chips and salsa allegedly collapsed, …

Whataburger diner accuses restaurant chain of negligence in slip-and-fall incident

Whataburger restaurant accuses dining establishment chain of neglect in slip-and-fall incident
ALEXANDRIA– A Georgia guy is suing Whataburger Restaurants, asserting he suffered injuries after tripping and falling on a rug in its Lafayette …

Building worker killed, 1 hurt in I-59 wreck near Attalla
A construction worker was eliminated, and another worker was hurt this afternoon when the 2 were struck during an accident in a construction zone on …
Construction employee eliminated, another hurt in accident on I-59 North near Attalla
ATTALLA, Ala.– A construction employee was eliminated and another individual was hurt on Interstate 59 North near Attalla Thursday, ABC 33/40 has …

Casino Queen denies liability in slip and fall suit

Gambling establishment Queen denies liability in slip and fall match
An Alton casino denies liability in a guest’s slip and fall lawsuit and suggests that the visitor triggered her own supposed injuries. Nya Thomas submitted the match …

Freezing Temperature levels Anticipated This Week
Any runoff from sprinklers will freeze and make driving conditions extremely harmful, in addition to cause slip and fall risks around your home or …
Plaintiff attorney withdrawing from Philly prison prisoner’s slip-and-fall fit
PHILADELPHIA– Plaintiff counsel for an inmate presumably injured in a Philadelphia prison kitchen in 2011 is withdrawing from the lawsuits, per court …
Worker who passed away after Charleston building accident identified
The building worker who passed away after an accident on the Courier Square project Wednesday has actually been identified. He was Ignacio Barriga-Herrara, …
Coroner: Construction employee eliminated in downtown accident
Coroner: Building worker killed in downtown accident … Ignacio Barriga-Herrara was eliminated on December 30 in a building accident. He died at …

Slip-and-fall at pool leads to sizeable settlement

Slip-and-fall at swimming pool leads to sizeable settlement
The indoor pool was surrounded by slip-resistant tiles because the underlying ceramic tiles were too slick for people getting out of the pool …