Negligence / Slip and Fall – Settlement of $325,000

While attending a wedding, there was an area on the stairs leading to the reception area where someone spilled a drink. A staff member was directing traffic away from the spilled area, however failed to direct people away from the complete area where the liquid was, causing the client to slip and fall on the stairs.   This resulted in torn rotator …

Disney Cruise Line Sued After Passenger Using Wheelchair Injured

Disney Cruise Line Sued After Passenger Using Wheelchair Injured 11/2/2016 Disney Cruise Line is being sued by two passengers from New York. They allege that the defendant was negligent, which resulted in one plaintiff suffering cruise line injuries. Matthew Sames of Saratoga County, New York, has filed the lawsuit on behalf of his daughter, identified in court documents as H.S., …

$1,500,000 Motorcycle Accident

Plaintiff was operating his motorcycle proceeding straight. Defendant made a left hand turn directly into the path of the plaintiff. Plaintiff tried to avoid collision but was unsuccessful and died from blood trauma. The defense alleged that the decedent was negligent for traveling at an excessive rate of speed. Just prior to trial, the case was settled for 1.5 million.

$300,000 Defective Prosthetic

Plaintiff had a knee replacement performed at University of Pennsylvania. The prosthetics was created by Wright ProFemur. Plaintiff was a Palm Beach Court Deputy. Seven years later the prosthetic hip spontaneously broke causing the plaintiff acute pain as well as requiring revision surgery. Plaintiff’s experts were able to show that the alloy involved in the prosthetic was defective, causing microfractures, …

$400,000 Bicycle Accident

Plaintiff was visiting his friend and brought his bicycle upstairs to his friends 3rd story apartment. While leaving the apartment, plaintiff was carrying his bicycle down the stairs, at which time he slipped and proceeded to fall through a safety railing and landed on the ground 3 floors below. Plaintiff sustained multiple injuries, including knee, back, and neck injuries. The …

Negligence – Settlement of $212,000

In hallway of apartment complex about to take elevator to go to the pool when neighbor asked a question about who services air conditioner. Opened door to unit to check the air conditioning unit (walked in 2-3 steps to where unit folding door is) and while reading the label to find out which company services the unit my neighbor – …

Trip and Fall – Settlement of $220,000

Client tripped over coffee table. Coffee table was mirrored and reflected carpet. “Right Elbow Displaced Transcondylar Fracture of the right humerus which required open reduction and internal fixation”