$2,875,000 in a premises liability case for a legally blind man who fell 16 feet into an open elevator shaft at his residence, resulting in back and heel injuries.
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Construction and Maintenance Accidents
Premises Liability: Slip and Fall
$800,000 for a women who slipped and fell in front of her apartment due to water leaking from the roof of the building. She injured her neck and back which required surgery.
$675,000 for an oil repairman who slipped on ice at a school while there to repair a boiler. He injured his knee which required surgery.
More than $500,000 in a premises liability case involving negligent repair/maintenance and dangerous conditions for a hospital employee who damaged her knee after falling due to leaking water
$325,000 for a woman who was exiting her building when she tripped and fell due to a cracked step. She fractured her ankle and required surgery.
$325,000 for a woman who injured her back when she slipped and fell while working for the New York City Transit Authority due to the negligence of a third-party cleaning company
$300,000 for a client who was at a long term parking lot to drop off her car when she slipped and fell on ice that was poorly shoveled. She fractured her ankle which required surgery to correct.
$260,000 for a man who fell down on defective and poorly lit steps while exiting his job. He fractured his ankle and required surgery.
$240,000 for a home health aid who was walking down the steps in a building where she worked when she tripped on a defective step causing her to fall. She sustained a fractured ankle that required surgery.
$187,000 for a letter carrier who tripped and fell on the front steps of a house while he was delivering mail. He hurt his shoulder and required surgery.
$175,000 for a woman who slipped and fell in a funeral home due to a defective curtain. She fractured her ankle and required surgery.
$125,000 for a man who slipped and fell while walking on the sidewalk outside a house. He required surgery for a fractured wrist.
$65,000 in a premises liability case involving negligent repair/maintenance for an apartment tenant who slipped and fell on an advertising circular in his lobby, resulting in dental injuries